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#21 Vintagepens


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Posted 14 November 2008 - 03:39

I say "ek" myself, and both pronunciations are listed at dictionary.com. Minor matter, "ek" vs "eek", compared to the bizarre mispronunciations cited above.

Not to get too far off-track, but the pronunciation of "Patrician" as "Puh tree shun" is another oddity.

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Posted 15 November 2008 - 17:33

Warren G. Harding pronounced it "ekwa" in his "Normalcy" speech. "What this country needs is not... nostrums but normalcy... not experimentation but equipoise...."

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Posted 15 November 2008 - 17:54

QUOTE (LBpens @ Nov 9 2008, 05:43 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE (FredRydr @ Nov 9 2008, 05:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE (LBpens @ Nov 9 2008, 01:14 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Fred, what did the person saying you were wrong believe was more correct?

Get this: ek-wa-peez


That's even worse than poise to rhyme with Boise

Kinda reminds me of a certain warner bros. rabbit pronouncing a certain New Mexico town,"AL-buh-koik-eee"...............


Irony is not lost on INFJ's--in fact,they revel in it.

#24 Rick Krantz

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Posted 30 March 2009 - 02:26

Okay, so I found the oddest transitional/ equipoise wahl I ever seen today. I did not but, but it has what appears to be black formed ends, on a green and bronze pen, the pen looks like a type 3, in the discussion above, bu extend 3/4~ for the cap, and maybe 1/2" for the barrel. I tried to get a picture, but was wondering if anyone ever seen this before? both the pen and pencil have the same style of manufacture, so it is not a discolor band by any means. I did not buy the set, becuase it was priced too high for the set, with barrel thread damage. Just wondering, that's all....

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Posted 18 November 2016 - 16:31

Are all Equipoise pens lever fillers, or were there piston fillers as well?

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