The climb took two hours and a half, and they stopped six times for Xerox to drink tea, or a glass of sugarcane juice.
By 1961, when the company changed its name from Haloid to Xerox, 10,000 had been installed.
His parents—mother a judge, father a former Xerox executive—divorced when he was nine when his father walked out on the family.
1952, trademark taken out by Haloid Co. of Rochester, N.Y., for a copying device, from earlier xerography "photographic reduplication without liquid developers" (1948), from Greek xeros "dry" (see xerasia) + -ography as in photography. The verb is first attested 1965, from the noun, despite strenuous objection from the Xerox copyright department. Related: Xeroxed; Xeroxing.