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Thread #75102   Message #1315664
Posted By: John MacKenzie
03-Nov-04 - 05:08 PM
Thread Name: Wee pen knife
Subject: RE: Wee pen knife
A pen knife is exactly what it says, a knife for sharpening goose quills so that they could be used as a pen. It was not the folding pen knife we now know, which is a development of the original.