Explain briefly : The term" lead pencil" is a misnomer?

Asked by  | 6th Jun, 2008, 10:40: AM

Expert Answer:

The term "lead pencil" is a misnomer because lead is no longer used to make the core of wooden pencils. Instead, the soft, gray inner material is powdered graphite.

Answered by  | 18th Jun, 2008, 04:59: AM

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