Friday Wisdom – Pencils

If the #2 pencil is the most popular …

why is it still #2?

More questions next week.


About Andrew Reynolds

Born in California Did the school thing studying electronics, computers, release engineering and literary criticism. I worked in the high tech world doing software release engineering and am now retired. Then I got prostate cancer. Now I am a blogger and work in my wood shop doing scroll saw work and marquetry.
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28 Responses to Friday Wisdom – Pencils

  1. #2 pencils…something our grandchildren will never understand! Just like slide rules and rotary dial telephones.

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  2. CJ Hartwell says:

    Another t-shirt worthy quip! I hope you’re keeping a list for when you’re ready to start marketing.

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  3. Baydreamer says:

    Good question. 🙂

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  4. Such are the mysteries of life,,,

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  5. Ray V. says:

    Its all about branding.

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  6. Debra says:

    You are such a conscientious social activist, Andrew. We’ll need to start a write-in campaign to elevate the #2 status! Have a great weekend.

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  7. A good ‘point,’ Andrew.

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  8. dorannrule says:

    I love this one even if it does refer to number two. Clever thought process. Is there something in the air there?

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  9. Pied Type says:

    I was a rebel back in the day. Always preferred and used #3s. They held a point longer.

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  10. Well? Don’t leave me with this cliffhanger, Andrew.

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  11. Chris White says:

    You are a genius.

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