A pencil will write in zero gravity, upside down, and under water!
A pencil can write 45,000 words!
More than 2 billion pencils are used in the United States every year, and most of them have erasers! However, most pencils sold in Europe do not have erasers!
The typical pencil can draw a line 35 miles long!
Did you the know the hexagonal shaped pencil was developed as an alternative to the round pencil so that the pencil would not roll off the desk?
What’s the world’s biggest pencil?
Discover Magazine has a list of “20 Things You Didn’t Know About Pencils”. Many of these facts came from the Pencils.com site but some are interesting new additions.
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