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2009-09-15 13:34:00

TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- In addition to brushing up on reading, writing and arithmetic, students getting ready to go back to school should also practice pen spinning. Pentel of America is pleased to announce the "R.S.V.P. Spin It To Win It" contest to kickoff Back To School 2009. Pentel recently launched a website dedicated to pen spinning and the contest at www.spinthepen.com. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2009-05-18 06:50:00

New non-profit helping children break the cycle of intergenerational incarceration BROOKLYN, N.Y., May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With support from the famed rapper Queen Pen, the Brooklyn-based non-profit organization, Children of Promise, NYC (CPNYC), is set to unite children from the Brooklyn area and their incarcerated fathers this coming Father's Day by sponsoring free trips to surrounding prisons. Of the estimated 85,000 children in New York who have an incarcerated parent,...

2009-05-14 04:20:00

TORRANCE, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- In these tough economic times, more Americans are 'nesting' - creating entertainment and interest in the home instead of participating in expensive entertainment outside of the home. In recent weeks, the New York Times reported that the recession is a boost for certain businesses - including craft supplies. Pentel Arts, a division of Pentel of America, a leading provider of writing instruments and art supplies, is an excellent example of the nesting...

2009-05-07 13:39:00

Recycology(TM) Handy-line S(TM) Dry Erase Marker Makes Debut TORRANCE, Calif., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Pentel of America is proud to announce that in honor of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, they will be an exhibitor in the Green Festival Chicago at the Chicago Navy Pier. On Saturday, May 16th and Sunday, May 17th, Pentel of America will join other exhibitors in this two-day festival of music, education and environmental awareness. The Green Festival Chicago helps environmental...

2009-04-21 18:47:00

Recycology(TM) Handy-line S(TM) Dry Erase Marker Makes Debut TORRANCE, Calif., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Pentel of America is proud to announce that in honor of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, they will participate in Earth Day New York. On Friday, April 24th and Saturday, April 25th, Pentel will join other exhibitors in this two-day festival of music, education and environmental awareness. Earth Day New York promotes environmental companies, non-profit organizations and sponsors to...

2009-04-15 13:43:00

Recycology(TM) Handy-line S(TM) Dry Erase Marker Makes Debut TORRANCE, Calif., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Pentel of America is proud to announce that in honor of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, they will participate in America's largest Earth Day celebration on the National Mall in Washington D.C. On Sunday, April 19th, Pentel of America will join other exhibitors in this large-scale event sponsored by the Earth Day Network and the Green Apple Festival. The National Mall Earth Day...

2009-04-15 12:38:00

Recycology(TM) Handy-line S(TM) Dry Erase Marker Makes Debut TORRANCE, Calif., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Pentel of America is proud to announce that in honor of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, they will participate as an exhibitor in Earth Fair San Diego. On Sunday, April 19th, Pentel of America will join 200 other exhibitors in historic Balboa Park to commemorate this eco-friendly occasion. Featuring a special kids activity area, five entertainment venues, the Children's Earth Parade and...

2008-12-04 09:30:00

RICHARDSON, Texas, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- As it turns out, the pen really is mightier than the sword. And the machete. And the bulldozer, or whatever else they're using to demolish Earth's endangered rain forests. Or, at least one pen is: the new Bamboo Tornado(TM) by Retro 51. It's a pen that's fun to use. Lightweight, ergonomic, and writes like a dream. More important, the barrel is made from solid bamboo, a durable hardwood that's also eco-friendly. Bamboo -- the...

2008-10-29 12:00:19

Anoto Group, the inventor of Anoto Digital Pen and Paper technology, announces British Airways' innovative use of Anoto's Digital Pen and Paper technology that is helping British Airways to keep to its flight schedule at London's Heathrow airport. Anoto's digital pens enable aircraft dispatchers to communicate mission critical information securely from airside directly to the control center, ultimately allowing the plane to take off on time. Lynda Findlay, senior co-ordinator, planning and...

2008-10-01 21:00:15

By Michelle E. Ramos REDLANDS - Playwrights @ the Loft at the historic Mitten Building begin the 2008-2009 season tonight with a production themed "Love in a Hard Shell." The five short plays written by local theater students showcase their work in the form of four staged readings and one full production. The full production is a devised piece performed by the playwrights themselves and introduces a new type of theater to the Loft. "It's an experiment in physical theater, there's no...


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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
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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