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10 Little-Known Pencil Facts - Pencils.com

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Jun 26, 2014 ... Here are ten fun pencil facts, including the origin of the word pencil and which baked food was used to erase mistakes.

Interesting Facts About Pencils

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Jul 31, 2008 ... A pencil will write in zero gravity, upside down, and under water! More than 14 billion pencils are produced in the world every year - enough to ...

Interesting Facts about Pens and Pencils - History of Pencils

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Do you know the length of the longest pencil in the world? Do you know how long Parker pens can write? Find out and read more interesting facts about pencils ...

pencil Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles about ...

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pencil pointed implement used in writing or drawing to apply graphite or a ... Encyclopedia.com -- Online dictionary and encyclopedia of facts, information, and ...

Interesting facts about pencils - Shiriny - Fanpop

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Fanpop original article: ✿The pencil was invented in 1565 in England. ✿One pencil will draw a line 7...

There's a Point to These Pencil Facts | Pencil fact, legend and lore

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Mar 29, 2012 ... In spite of consumer infatuation with all things digital, pencil sales in the U.S. are increasing. Here are some interesting pencil facts.

Pencil Facts for Kids | KidzSearch.com

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May 21, 2014 ... A pencil is usually made with a piece of carbon mixed with clay that has a wood case around it. Colored pencils are a type of pencil that instead ...

Eight Wonderful Pencil Facts | OfficeXpress

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Jun 17, 2014 ... Pencils; tools used to create amazing drawings, aid in architectural design and used for the everyday scribble. To continue our stationery facts ...

9 Interesting Colored Pencil Facts You Probably Didn't Know

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9 Interesting Colored Pencil Facts You Probably Didn't Know! Let's test your knowledge of one of your favorite art mediums. And no, we aren't referring to your  ...

Somethin Wonderful: 5 Interesting Facts About Pencils - Did You ...

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This post is the first of a series called “Did You Know?”. Lists in these series will be trivia-based, containing fun/amazing/interesting facts about things we use in ...

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Though graphite sticks had been used in England for marking purposes since the 1500s, the modern pencil was invented by Nicholas Jacques Conte in 1795, and consisted of powdered graphite mixed with clay surrounded by wood.
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20 Things You Didn't Know About ... Pencils | DiscoverMagazine.com

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May 14, 2007 ... 1 There is no risk of lead poisoning if you stab yourself (or someone else) with a pencil because it contains no lead—just a mixture of clay and ...

Pencil Facts - Faber-Castell Australia

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Pencil Facts. ... Faber-Castell's pencil production approximates 1.8 billion per year. If these pencils were laid end to end it would be possible to encircle the world ...

12 Fun Facts You Never Knew About Pens & Pencils

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Thought you knew everything there was to know about pens and pencils? Well we've combed deep into our personal data for some interesting facts!