Thursday, February 21, 2008

WHO INVENTED THE BALLPOINT PEN



The practical, disposable, cheap and modern ballpoint pen was invented in 1940 by a Hungarian Ladislao Josef Biro and a chemist George Biro, because there was a need for an efficient ballpoint pen that would replace the quill ( made of feathers) that appeared into existence in the Nineteenth Century but whose ink was very heavy. Ballpoint pen are made fro varied matierials such as plastic and gold.

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