A pencil is a writing implement or art medium constructed of a narrow, solid
pigment core inside a protective casing which prevents the core from being
broken or leaving marks on the user's hand...
Pencils have been painted yellow ever since the 1890s, but the yellow pencil has
a much deeper history than you might expect.
Jul 22, 2010 ... Yellow pencils originally were supposed to connote luxury. The tradition of yellow
pencils began 120 years ago when a Hungarian company ...
Jan 15, 2006 ... Today's question: Why are pencils almost always yellow?
Jun 2, 2010 ... According to most stories, our pencils are yellow as a result of a clever marketing
gimmick. In 1889 the Hardtmuth Company of Austria ...
Jul 9, 2015 ... The first pencils using a stick of graphite enclosed in a wood case were made ...
Manufacturers began painting their pencils yellow in the 1890's ...
Nov 24, 2010 ... The tradition to paint pencils yellow was started in 1890 by the L. & C. Hardtmuth
Company of Austria-Hungary. In 1890, they introduced the ...
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.
With these Staples #2 Yellow Pencils, 4 Dozen, you'll have enough pencils for a
big group. The pencils' break-resistant leads help everyone write smoothly.
Mar 20, 2016 ... Yellow for comfort, blue for trust, red for energy and white for adventure —
colours evoke strong associations in our mind. Ahead of Holi ...