Office supplies range from the simple pen and paper, to staplers, type-writers, post-its and the list goes on and on. Whether you are working at home in the office or at work in the office, these office supply questions may answer your most detailed questions about the items we use everyday. Are you wondering what to buy for your office or where the best place to go is? Look no further because this category may answer your office supply needs.
Asked in Antiques, Technology, Office Supplies
What is the value of an olivetti lexikon 80 typewriter produced in 1948?
Asked in Inventions, Office Supplies
How were pens invented?
Originally, it is surmised that people used plants to write with... long thin leaves or stems, and that eventually led, through innumerable technological breakthroughs, to the pen. Ancient Egyptians are the first people we know of to use this innovation. Please see the related links for more information. Originally, it is surmised that people used plants to write with... long thin leaves or stems, and that eventually led, through innumerable technological breakthroughs, to the pen. Ancient Egyptians are the first people we know of to use this innovation. Please see the related links for more information.
Asked in Literature and Language, Office Supplies
What are the uses of portfolio?
Portfolio's are similar to resumes. They are often used in disciplines such as art or business to show the previous work of the person in question. Often times portfolis can show the range of what the individual is capable allowing for potential employers to determine if they can handle the job at hand. Things that can be included in a portfolio are stock quotes (business), original pieces of art (artist), original stories (writers), etc.
Why does the president use multiple pens to sign a law?
The pens become famous given that they were used by the President to sign an important piece of legislation into law. He gives them to people instrumental in getting the bill introduced in Congress and/or those who had other connections to the law. Some of those pens might make their way into a museum or presidential library.
Why does the US president use multiple pens to sign a law?
Penchant Many people have asked this question; President Barack Obama used a whopping 22 pens to sign the health-care bill into law on Tuesday, March 23, 2010. Why so many pens? It is a long-held tradition for US presidents to use many pens - simply because they become historic artifacts. Some are engraved by the White House and given out as gifts to those who helped pass the law. It is rumored that president Johnson used 75 pens to sign the Civil Rights Act in 1964. Other comments by our users: The pens are then presented to the sponsors of the bill and other interested parties. All can be said to be the pen he signed the bill into law with.