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10 Things You Never Knew About Cheap Personalized Pens


There are a lot of pens in the world. Writing utensils have been around for thousands of years, and are important in everyday life to keep information organized and recorded. They keep us informed of meetings, dates, and events, and they can be used to design bridges, buildings, and create art. But there is still so much that we don’t know about pens, even though we use them every day. Prepare your mind for the intriguing and almost useful trivia that follows. Without further ado, here are our top 10 pen facts that might surprise you.

1.Pens have a history that may be older than you may realize. They have been around for over 5,000 years. Egyptians used to use reed straws and ink made of ashes or red dirt mixed with vegetable gum and beeswax.

2.Pens are actually much smarter than you may realize. Gold-nibbed fountain pens slowly adjust to your writing style the more you write with them. The nib softens and flexes overtime due to your handwriting.

3.Your pen has a long lifespan! A pen full of ink can last through more than 45,000 words.

4.Be careful, because pens can be dangerous! More than 100 people die each year by accidentally swallowing pen caps while playing with them.

5.Modern ballpoint pens are tough as nails, literally! The metal ball in the point of the pen are made from tungsten carbide, known for being three times tougher than steel.

6.When using a new pen for the first time, 95% of people will first write their name before any other word.

7.Ballpoint pens don’t leak at high altitudes, making them a popular choice for pilots.

8. Cheap personalized pens are popular! More than half of the population owns a logoed pen, pencil, or marker, and they keep it for around 6 months, on average. .

9.In the last 9 years, more than 3.4 billion ballpoint pens have been imported into the United States. If all the ink in those pens were used completely, that’s more than 15,300,000,000,000,000 words.

10.There is scientific evidence that shows that it is easier to remember information you are trying to learn if you write it down by hand.

We hope that you found this information as interesting as we did! And next time you need cheap personalized pens for your business or event, contact QuickShip Promotions for all of your personalized needs.

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