“The test is: Give one of the expensive and much praised pencils to a schoolboy for a week or two and see what’s left of it afterwards. I didn’t expect any of them to survive for long. In my head was the picture of the Charge of the Light Brigade….
“I have carried out these experiments for some time now and would like to share the results.”
What boys (especially) do to pencils. (Or the ultimate pencil test), guest post by Henrik, Dave’s Mechanical Pencils, January 31, 2009
You know you want to know what they do to them now, don’t you?