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2013-03-14 23:01:21

Get a free personalized sample of National Pen´s bestselling products. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 14, 2013 National Pen, a worldwide leading promotional products retailer, is making it easy for small businesses to experience the power of word of mouth marketing. The company is offering free personalized samples of top-selling products, including the Focus Flashlight Pen and LED Flashlight Keychain.     “We have the unique ability to create personalized...

2013-01-25 23:02:11

Charles G. Waugh has launched the SimplePen1, on Kickstarter.com. The SimplePen1 is a combination stylus and pen that looks and works great with iPhones and iPads in particular, and also with ALL smartphones and tablets. Portland, OR (PRWEB) January 25, 2013 Charles G. Waugh has launched the SimplePen1, on Kickstarter.com. The SimplePen1 is a combination stylus and pen that looks and works great with iPhones and iPads in particular, and also with ALL smartphones and tablets. Kickstarter...


Latest Writing instruments Reference Libraries

Graphics Tablet
2013-03-23 07:43:01

The graphics tablet or digitizer is a device that lets the user input hand drawn images, graphics, text, or hand written signatures into a computer. This device may also be used to trace an image by securing it to the face of the device and tracing it onto the tablet. The device has a flat surface where the user draws or traces an image by using a pen-like drawing tool called a stylus. The image itself is usually not shown on the screen of the tablet, but displayed on the computer monitor...

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2010-09-16 16:05:54

A pencil, containing a solid pigment core within a protective casing, is a common writing implement or art medium. Having a case keeps the pigment from breaking as well as from marking the user's hand. Pencils differ from pens because they leave marks by physical abrasion rather than staining the paper. The pigment leaves behind a trail of material that adheres to the sheet of paper or other writing surface. Cores are usually made of graphite mixed with clay to bind it. Graphite is durable...

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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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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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