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Re: [Rollei] OT: My New Fountain Pen



Don

I misspelled his name deliberately as it means something in French.

So that is why they are called Biro in Europe.

Jerry

Don Williams wrote:

> At 11:18 AM 5/24/2003 -0700, you wrote:
> >John and David
> >
> >Wasn't there a Frenchman named Marcel Biche who invented
> >a writing tool that would make the fountain pen obsolete?
> >Whatever happened to it?
> >
> >Jerry
>
> Very close-
>
> He didn't invent it, he just commercialized it:
>
> http://www.scripophily.net/biccorporation.html
>
> You're Wronggggggg!!!!! about the name, it is spelled "Marcel BICH"
>
> Don Williams
> La Jolla, CA

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