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Pencil
   in French is   
Crayon
Pencil
   in Portuguese is   
Lápis
N. J. Conte
   invented   
The Pencil
N. J. Conte, in 1795, successfully produced pencils, after the later famed Faber family of Nuremberg, Germany, failed to do so, by using a pulverized graphite base to create a substandard, crude prototype of a pencil. Conte's method, the basic recipe used by all pencil manufacturers today, differed from the failed Faber fiasco, as he ground graphite, mixed it with certain types of clay, pressed the "dough" into sticks, and finished them in a kiln. The Faber family followed suit, and achieved the fame and fortune that previously eluded it.
Cumberland Pencil Museum
   is situated in   
Keswick, England
The museum celebrates more than 350 years of pencil-making in the area.
Slavoljub Eduard Penkala
   invented   
The Mechanical Pencil
(1871-1922), Croatia. Created the "Automatic Pencil" in 1906.
Pencil
   in Creole is   
Kreyon
Pencil
   in Italian is   
Matita
Pencil
   in Macedonian is   
молив
Pencil
   in Spanish is   
Lápiz
Pencil
   in Filipino is   
Lapis
Pulp
   performed   
Pencil Skirt
1995
Pencil
   in Danish is   
Blyant
Truman Capote
   said   
"I Believe More in the Scissors Than I Do in the Pencil"
American short-story writer, novelist and playwright
Pencilliform
   is shaped like a   
Paintbrush






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