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 ...
American pencil makers wanted a special way to tell people that their pencils
contained high quality Chinese graphite. This is when and why the yellow pencil
Dec 31, 2000 ... Pencils have been painted yellow ever since the 1890s. And that bright color isn't
just so you can find them on your desk more easily! During ...
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 ...
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.
Jun 30, 1985 ... Tradition survives, sturdy value endures, hope springs yet eternal:Americans still
prefer their pencils painted yellow.Good news has been ...
Feb 25, 2014 ... The yellow pencil originated in 1847 when the discovery of graphite in Siberia
led to the mass production of pencils in neighboring China, ...
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iScholar #2 Yellow Pencils come in an affordable bulk pack with 144 pencils that
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