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 ... The tradition of yellow pencils began 120 years ago when a Hungarian ...
Copycat pencil makers ended up embracing the yellow color too. 2.
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 ...
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Sep 23, 2015 ... American pencil makers wanted a special way to tell people that their pencils
contained Chinese graphite. In China, the color yellow is ...
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 ...
Sep 16, 2010 ... This question will probably not be on your standardized test: Why are most
pencils yellow? You won't be able to answer that with a ballpoint ...
Mar 20, 2016 ... There is a reason why toys, children's clothes and shoes tend to be yellow (75%
of all pencils sold in the US are yellow). A primary colour, it ...