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(NBC News)   California inventor creates a new, more efficient pencil sharpener. Everyone under 30 immediately asks "What's a pencil?"   ( nbcnews.com) divider line
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2012-12-31 06:56:00 PM  
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ferretman: Can't get more efficient:
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//So efficient it can also be used to open packages. Two devices in one device!
2012-12-31 01:43:40 PM  
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Just Another OC Homeless Guy: This. In my personal experience, Hispanics (particularly Guatemalans for some reason having to due with their native culture), generally just shove to the front of the line. (To be fair, a lot of older people from Eastern Europe do the same.)

And many Americans(Often the kind who want to rely on racial stereotypes) don't know the difference between "to do with" and "due to". I also find that they don't know the difference between "queue" and "cue", there is about an 85% percent chance someone will think they are cool and stalk about "standing in a cue" or "cueing in line".

/So there's that...
2012-12-31 01:41:15 PM  
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When I saw my students struggling with the regular pencil sharpener, I honestly knew that there must be an alternate approach they were all retards of the highest level

Seriously... who struggles with a pencil sharpener?
2012-12-31 01:05:00 PM  
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penthesilea: Ha! Who uses pencil sharpeners anymore?

Came here for that, leaving satisfied.
2012-12-31 12:30:56 PM  
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Ha! Who uses pencil sharpeners anymore?
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