Since the announcement of it being a thing on August 1, 1988, Microsoft Office has strived to be the most efficient computer software for all of your documentation needs.
Twenty-five years ago today, Office was officially rolled out on November 19, 1990, and through innovation and re-designing, has become an important part of our lives as productive human beings using computers.
In 1992, Microsoft aired two commercials to provide bragging rights ? er, promote their two most important programs ? Word and Excel.
And we’re still laughing about how it looked twenty-three years ago.
We also still hate that paperclip.
Well, they try to make it easier. Give them an “A” for effort.
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