“A boy of five is thought to be the UK’s youngest person to patent an invention after coming up with a labor-saving broom to help his father sweep leaves.” (BBC News)

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  1. Hey this is weird. Re-reading the story I discovered I met his Dad once. I got thinking hang on a minute I knew I patent agent in Derbyshire who helped me with an invention once. And checking my mail – yes ! His name was Houghton. How cool is that lol. I have met the guy who was inn the story I posted! Think I’ll contact him and send my congrats.