my life after graduate: Greatest Invebtions, Vol 13

Tuesday, January 02, 2007

Greatest Invebtions, Vol 13

Fountain Pen

The fountain pen was invented for the Sultan of Egypt in 953 after he demanded a pen which would not stain his hands or clothes. It held ink in a reservoir and, as with modern pens, fed ink to the nib by a combination of gravity and capillary
action.

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