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  • n. Plural form of pencil.


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  • Graphite is that semi-metallic coal-like form of carbon used in pencils, lubricants, arc lamps and carbon fiber.

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  • Yesterday, Cartrain told The Independent: I went to the Tate Britain and by chance had a golden opportunity to borrow a packet of pencils from the Pharmacy exhibit.

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  • A teenaged artist who was forced to stop selling his collages when Damien Hirst sent threats to his gallery (the collages incorporated ironic images of Hirst's diamond-encrusted skull sculpture) is now facing a possible jail sentence because he took a box of pencils from a Hirst installation as a prank and offered to return them only if Hirst would let him go back to displaying and selling his art.

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  • I saw that page in pencils when I was visiting Periscope right before the Stumptown Festival.

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  • After what felt like hours to us, and an eternity to poor Darlene, a girl sitting two desks away shook herself out of the trance we were all under, and came to the rescue, grabbing the pencils from the floor and placing them on the desk.

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  • Does it come with colouring in pencils for summer?

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  • If you want to use fat quarters of fabric, that's fine - you can count on getting enough space for about two dozen pens or pencils from a fat quarter's width, though of course it depends on the FQ.

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  • I have found that plain pencils are taller than coloured pencils so if you plan to use both be sure to check heights so they don't stick out the top!

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  • One of my joys of pencils is the fact that they're cheap.

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  • What it means for Chance, for those of you who are interested: Ardian will be completing the first 6 issues, at least (issues 1-4 are done in pencils, and issue 1 is done entirely).



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