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2013-05-15 23:26:43

The Klick Stylus Pen allows users to transition seamlessly from digital to analog with a single “Klick”, providing a smooth ballpoint pen tip for writing on paper, which then retracts directly through the capacitive stylus tip for resuming touchscreen use. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Morrison Innovations, a Rochester firm comprised of a husband and wife team, has launched a growing project on the crowdfunding website Kickstarter, called the Klick Stylus Pen. The Klick...


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2010-09-16 15:36:53

Unlike its predecessor, the dip pen, the fountain pen holds its ink in a internal reservoir which is drawn through a feed to the nib by way of gravity and capillary action. Due to its way of operating the fountain pen requires little to no pressure to write. The ink in the reservoir may be re-filled manually via an internal "filler mechanism or through use of removable reservoirs of pre-filled ink. The first known recorded use of the fountain pen dates back to the 10th century....

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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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