In this guide, we show you 14 different types of wood that pencils are made of and which type of wood is best for making pencils. We will also show you which type of wood each of the different pencil manufacturers or suppliers are using.
The Latest News From the Wonderful World of Pens, Pencils and Stationery & also Anything Interesting that Grabbed our Attention.
This is the place to find out what the latest news is from the wonderful world of pens pencils and stationery. It’s also where we will include anything interesting that grabs our attention such as did you know that the head of Mi6 signs documents with the letter C in green ink and is associated with what is fondly known as the loony brigade. Or how far will a ballpoint pen write? and which ones write the furthest. You would be amazed to find out the crazy things people do with sharpies.
There is also the answer to questions such as can I get ink poisoning from a pen? or lead poisoning from a pencil? Speaking of poison do you know where the phrase the poison pen comes from? We all know that the Brits are a little bit quirky, but do you know why they call a ball pen a biro? Or have you seen the hilarious Bic Crystal pen reviews on Amazon? Which are rivaled in hilarity by the spoof ads for Bic’s complete and utter marketing disaster the Bic for Her range of pens?
Other things that may be of interest that you can find in this category are what you write and the way you write it. Have you ever wondered about what your handwriting says about you? or when you are writing your signature does neatness count? With tablets and smartphones taking over the world is handwriting now obsolete?
There are thousands of pens in the world made by hundreds of different manufacturers and it got us to thinking as to what the average length of a pen is? There are no set standards that to be classed as a ballpoint pen you must be a certain amount of length in mm, cm or inches.
Yet when you are in a stationery store that sells lots of different pens they all look similar in length. This means that the pen manufacturers must have done testing to find the optimal length of their pens. So we dug a little deeper well actually a lot deeper and looked at the length of the pens that are sold by one of the major online retailers to find out how long is a pen?
When it comes to being the world’s biggest pencil then size is everything but interestingly enough there are actually three different records for the largest pencil in the world. The most prestigious is the world’s biggest pencil which has a graphite core. Then there is the world’s biggest coloring pencil.
But even though the giant-sized graphite and coloring pencils hold the world record for being the biggest and largest pencils and are ginormous they are not the longest. There is a separate world record for the World’s longest pencil.
This complete guide to Dixon Ticonderoga Pencils includes how they are made, the type of wood is used, what the different types of pencils are, and much more.
Dixon Ticonderoga is one of the oldest and the largest pencil manufacturers in the USA. They dominate the U.S pencil making industry producing over 2.5 billion pencils a year. The companies corporate headquarters are in Florida and their main center of operation is a distribution center at Macon in Georgia. Dixon Ticonderoga is famous for its classic yellow #2 pencils which were first made in 1913.
There are nearly 15,000 internet searches for prison pen pals/jail pen pals each month and there is certainly no shortage of people incarcerated. In the U.S there are over 2 million prisoners locked up in state and federal prisons and in the UK, there are 86,000 people who are in jail.
If you are thinking of becoming pen pals with a prisoner and are looking for more information, then you have come to the right place. Our complete guide will tell you everything you need to know. Including where to find prisoner/inmate pen pals, any safety concerns, and how having a pen pal can help the prisoners cope with being locked up and help towards rehabilitation.