Pencil and Ink; Side by Side
For thousands of years, people everywhere around the world have jotted down their
deepest thoughts and feelings on paper. Evidently, people have needed writing utensils.
There have been markers, crayons, sharpies, paint, pastels, chalk, and the most frequently used,
pen and pencil. Since pencils are better for the environment, are less time consuming, have
erasers, and save money, they are the most beneficial of all writing implements.
Pencils are infinitely better than the pen because they are much less time consuming. A
pencil glides over the paper much more quickly, which affords a more rapid of execution than
the pen. Rapid pencil writing is easier to read than rapidly-made pen marks, for the reason that
the use of the pencil avoids the little ticks and dashes which the pen is almost always certain to
leave attached to rapid shorthand writing. Pens will leave constant pen marks and cause
unwanted messes which will take a great time and effort to clean up. However, with pencils there is
no such problem with dots, leaving hands completely spotless. A pencil can be broken into
many other tiny pencils, while breaking a pen does not lead to many, tiny, little pens. In the long run,
pens can dry out and be useless. On the other hand, pencils can be used again and again, saving
people time from going to their local office supply store, and instead being able to spend
more time doing the activities that he or she enjoys most.
Pencils are healthier and easier to use. The pen is mightier than the sword, but the pencil
is definitely mightier than the pen! Pens require correctional fluid which can leave people to
breathe fumes of harmful chemicals and an unwanted mess they will have trouble cleaning up.
Correctional fluid is of a liquid substance, therefore it is necessary that the writer makes sure they do not mess
up their paper in the process of...
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