[LMB] FW: Re: not quite a haut bubble OT:
marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Wed Sep 8 19:52:37 BST 2021
On Tue, 7 Sep 2021 17:15:51 -0500, Raymond Collins <rcrcoll6 at gmail.com>
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<CAK6ahzY0eVKe3cRe2uUAa+jHAv6DP5s_iOxH188Ei_qGUrkeyA at mail.gmail.com>:
>In America we have ball point pens called 'Bic' which is the name of the
>company that manufactures them. They are quit ubiquitous.
Yes, it's a French company, originally, and they also use it as an
eponym ("stylo" is the official word for a pen).
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