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Pen Trivia : Match the song titles with the artist...

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Writing letters has long been a popular theme in popular culture songs. Revealing your heart always seems a bit easier when penning your feelings. Let’s see how closely you have been listening about writing. Match the song titles with the artist who made the tune popular.1.) Book of Love2.) Mr. Postman3.) Black & White4.) Ink5.) Take a Letter Maria6.) Paperback Writer7.) The Letter8.) Lady Writer9.) With Pen in Hand10.) Every Day I Write the Book1.) Dire Straits2.) The Beatles3.) Elvis Costello4.) The Monotones5.) Coldplay6.) Three Dog Night7.) The Box Tops8.) The Marvelettes/The Beatles9.) Vikki Carr10.) R. B. GreavesAnswers:1.) #42.) #83.)...

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Ink Trivia : What type of ink colors flow the best and is trouble-free and are less likely to dry-out?

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What type of ink colors flow the best and is trouble-free and are less likely to dry-out? Answer: Pigment inks such as royal blue, turquoise, red, green and brown are trouble-free inks.Important Tip: When changing the color tone of a brand of ink you should thoroughly rinse with lukewarm water until all remains and residue of ink feed and ink reservoir.

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Ink Trivia : How many years ago was the first successful recipe for writing ink created?

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Ink Trivia For years people had been carving into clay, stone, or wood to write a record of their life and experiences. But when ink and paper came, it revolutionized writing for all time. They are still in use today. Thus, it’s interesting to know who invented ink. Many say it was the Egyptians who invented ink. They also say paper was invented by an Egyptian, because “paper” comes from the word “papyrus” which grew abundantly in the Nile region. But recorded history shows that both writing implements—paper and ink—were invented by Chinese men. The paper inventor was T’sai-Lun and...

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History of Collecting Autographs

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The joy of collecting autographs on signed letters, books, memorabilia and good old fashioned autograph books has long been satisfying hobby for the serious and novice alike. In this fast-paced world of electronic communication personal collections of the past offer the unique satisfaction of holding pieces of history, quite literally, in our hands.Autographs bring moments in time to life, often with incredible power. The window they open onto the past helps us better understand a person or event of importance to us. Autographs let us feel an individual's presence, experience his or her joy or sadness, inspiration or frustration, exultation...

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Ink Trivia

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Ink Trivia The ink cartridge for fountain pens was introduced around 1950. It was a disposable, pre-filled plastic or glass cartridge designed for clean & easy insertion. They were an immediate success. The introduction of ballpoints, however, overshadowed the invention of the cartridge. Fountain pens today sell as a classic writing instrument and the original pens have become a very hot collectible. International Standard cartridges are a common pattern in use by most European and Japanese fountain pen manufacturers. Fountain pens designs will adopt one of two approaches for cartridges: proprietary designs that force you to buy that brand of...

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