But as far as the rulers that form an important part of our pencil box go, there is no certain point in time that pinpoints to their invention.Ivory rulers dating back to 1500 BC were excavated at the site of the Indus Valley Civilisation.
A pencil case or pencil box is a container used to store pencils.
A pencil case can also contain a variety of other stationery such as sharpeners, pens, glue sticks, erasers, scissors, rulers and calculators.
Learn to anticipate and be on time so that the need for haste does not arise. She kept her promise and brought an orange box for me.
To make me feel happy all my family members which include my father, my sister and my grandparents gave me orange boxes. But I still I miss my favourite orange box, given by my aunt. We were alone so we went to the terrace to wait for my father.
Quite an improvement on the metal sticks by ancient Egyptians and Romans used to scratch the words on a paper-like material called papyrus. Pen: With time seeming to fly especially during exams, imagine having to write with a bamboo straw or a quill that will invariably tear up your paper.
Plus you will have to dip it constantly in an ink pot to write!
Archaeologists have also unearthed a ruler that dates back to 2400BC.
The first unit of length however was the cubit used by the Egyptians and Babylonians.
At this rate, answering even the first five questions will be an achievement.
But thanks to Romanian inventor Petrache Poenaru, we now get to write with “never-ending portable pen, which recharges itself with ink” — that was the description of his patent applied with the French government for the world’s first fountain pen in 1827.