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Pencil, from Old French pincel, a small paintbrush, from Latin penicillus a "little tail" (see penis—pincellus is Latin from the post-classical ...

Pencil History - Pencils.com

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Did you know that modern pencils owe it all to a Roman writing instrument called a stylus? Pencil history is filled with facts like this, and much more...

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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, ...

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.

The History of the Pencil - LRS

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1564- This is where the story of the graphite pencil begins. It goes something like this.... There was a terrible storm in near Borrowdale, England in 1564. As most ...

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.

History of Pencils - Berol

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The writing instrument we know as a lead pencil is completely misnamed, but this very inaccuracy is a clue to its history. The ancient Romans painted fine ...

The history of the humble pencil - By Design - ABC Radio National ...

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Dec 5, 2014 ... Colin Bisset explores how the pencil emerged, and whether it's likely to remain popular in the digital age.

Who invented the pencil and when? | Reference.com

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Pencils were invented in 1795 by a French scientist named Nicolas-Jacques Conte. ... of graphite, clay and water baked in a kiln to create the "lead" of the pencil. ... First Invented Pencil · Pencil Inventor · N J Conte · History on the Pencil  ...

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 ...

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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 ...

History - Pencil Museum

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Read more about the history of pencils ... Derwent history timeline ... in US invented a machine capable of making groves in wooden slats for making pencils .

History of the Lead Pencil - Early Office Museum

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Early Office Museum 1893. History of the Lead Pencil. Lead pencils, of course, contain no lead. The writing medium is graphite, a form of carbon. Writing ...