In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- When a fountain pen drops some ink and it hits the paper, it begins to expand.
- The fountain pen, equipped with a reusable cartridge for holding a large supply of ink to be steadily fed to the nib, was a late 19c advance on the basic metal-nibbed pen.
- In his pockets, he carried a black plastic comb, a Sheaffer fountain pen and three small leather-bound address books, all decomposed.
- I'm now the owner of a fountain pen, my first ever.
- Linda, my long-suffering word widow, doesn't know I've cunningly hidden a drop of the black stuff in a fountain pen in a corner of the suitcase.
- Neither does the handwriting change much if you write with a fountain pen, ballpen or pencil or any other instrument.
- It was the fancy kind - a fountain pen, the kind that you put ink cartridges inside and you could do calligraphy.
- He chose a strong-looking fountain pen, opened it, and removed the ink cartridge.
- A satisfying character assassination may be achieved without opening the mouth, or taking the top off a fountain pen.
- I wouldn't sign the papers listing my condo for sale until I had refilled the Namiki fountain pen with which I'd signed the forms to purchase the place.
- In the image one sees a dignified mustachioed gentleman standing tall, with one arm resting on a dark lacquered chair and the other holding a fountain pen.
- Every now and then I convince myself writing with a fountain pen requires deliberation and will improve my handwriting.
- Actually, it's a cross between a soaring bird and a fountain pen, which I guess symbolizes how writers create things that take flight.
- The British Royal Air Force needed a new type of pen, one that would not leak at higher altitudes in fighter planes as the fountain pen did.
- And his lovely hand would unscrew the cap of his fountain pen and glide along the page.
- So, if you're a fountain pen snob but don't like to carry a snobby fountain pen all the time, you can give this one a whirl.
- Dyson has compared the difference between normal vacuum cleaners and The Ball as similar to the ease with which a ballpoint pen moves across the page compared with a fountain pen.
- The first fountain pen recorded cost 10/6 and the Onoto fountain pen purchased later cost $1.1.0.
- Although a rough screenplay now existed in the form of a baggy and overlong first draft, I was to be found wielding the fountain pen or jabbing at the typewriter less and less.
- I give them a brief smile, pretend to be finishing off some notes with an expensive fountain pen, then fix them with an earnest gaze just above my glasses.
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