Pen Creators Essay

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Dear Mommy , I am looking at our picture now and my heart is hurting. I am not able come close to you and put my head on your knee because we are separated by thousands of miles… I think it is an art. A real, handwritten letter. Can you answer me, please, when last time you wrote a letter? I am talking about a real letter like this one. Not an e-mail or even text message. The reality is frustrating. A new generation chooses typing. It is explainable: easy, quick, convenient. Well, that is why today I want to talk about creation and a creator of… you might think phones, computers. However, I want to talk about a part of our everyday life which, I think, even after a creation of the best computer ever will still be used and will still be useful. It is usual but great ballpoint pen. We never notice how often we use it and shame on us – we never give a credit to that person who presented it to the world. Ladislas Biro was very talented and confident of his abilities Hungarian journalist. He had studied medicine, art, and hypnotism, and in 1935 he was editing a small newspaper-where he was frustrated by the amount of time he wasted filling fountain pens and cleaning up ink smudges. Besides that, the sharp tip of his fountain pen often scratched or tore through the newsprint (paper). Ladislas and his brother George decided to make a pen which would never be such a problem. George was a good chemist and this fact helped brothers to invent the ink which never leaks and can work in a different weather conditions. It took a few years before a ballpoint pen was presented to a large public in its completed form. It happened in 1938. 80 years left. We can see a ballpoints watch-pens, ball-point-calendar pens, and even ball-point computer pens. But the idea this invention has never changed. I think, we need to be thankful to Ladislas Biro and his brother George for

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