Today, let’s write! What is your preferred writing utensil: pen or pencil? Personalized pens can become annoying if you make a mistake, but pencils always need sharpened. Today is National Pencil Day, so let’s give the pencil a turn!
Did you know…
Graphite was discovered around 1500, becoming the core of the common pencil
The center of the pencil is still referred to as “lead”, even though it is actually graphite
The delicate graphite sticks were originally wrapped in string or sheepskin
Is handwriting becoming obsolete? These days, everyone spends so much time typing away on their phones, tablets, and computers. Do we even remember how to hold a pen and write a note? Today, on National Handwriting Day, let’s strive a little harder to start writing more personalized notes.
But even so, how else can you write down a note while you’re on your phone or computer than by grabbing a pen and actually writing it down? What better way to keep your company on your customer’s brain than by giving them personalized pens to keep at their desks.
Anyone who is sitting at their desk will notice those personalized pens with your company logo printed on them. If they need your company’s phone number in a jiffy, the easiest way for them to find it is by grabbing that personalized pen with your phone number already printed on it.
What better way to treat your customers today and stay on their minds all year than with any of these personalized pens.
It’s finally the week of Christmas, and holiday vacation is here! How will you spend your valuable days off? Today is Crossword Puzzle Day, so what is cozier than curling up in front of the fireplace with a puzzle and a mug of hot chocolate? These personalized pens will be your magic weapon to complete it in record time!
Aren’t we lucky that we don’t have to dip our pens in inkwells anymore? While the writing back in those days was beautiful, it was quite a messy process. Thankfully, modern times brought along the invention of the ballpoint pen. Today is a day to grab your favorite personalized pens because it is Ballpoint Pen Day!
Did you know…
First invented in the late 1800s
John Loud, the inventor with the first patent, was from Massachusetts
Loud’s patent was not commercialized, so in 1938 Laszlo Biro patented the modern ballpoint pen
It was invented as a cleaner alternative to fountain & dip pens