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Pencil - Wikipedia

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History. Old Soviet colored pencils with box (circa 1959)

Pencil History - Pencils.com

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Did you know that modern pencils owe it all to an ancient Roman writing instrument called a stylus? Learn more about pencil history.

Visual History of the Pencil | Museum of Every Day Life

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A VISUAL HISTORY OF THE PENCIL. pencil archway mosaic. Latin Origins. The word pencil comes from the latin, penicillum , the name for a small, fine-tipped ...

The Surprising History of the Pencil – Brain Pickings

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Jun 24, 2013 ... The Surprising History of the Pencil. What medieval smuggling has to do with the atomic structure of carbon. By Maria Popova.

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May 13, 2015 ... A web series chronicling the history and origins of popular stuff. In this episode of "The Utterly Amazing Web Series," the history of the common, ...

Trace The Remarkable History Of The Humble Pencil - NPR

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Oct 11, 2016 ... A class of fifth-graders from Green Acres Elementary in Lebanon, Ore., asked us to find out how pencil lead is made. That quest took us all the ...

The Pencil: A History of Design and Circumstance: Henry Petroski ...

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Like most other human artifacts, the common pencil, made and sold today by the millions, has a long and complex history. Henry Petroski, who combines a talent ...

History of the Pencil

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1795. Graphite and clay were mixed to form the pencil we know today. ... This " Gesner pencil" has a special history because some people believe it was used by ...

History of the Pencil: Fascinating Facts About Pencils | Reader's Digest

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Why pencils are yellow, why only Americans use #2 pencils, and more interesting facts about pencils and the history of the pencil you never knew.