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Why do people lick pencil tips before writing?

Posted - August 5

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  • 42154
    I never did, but there must be a reason.

    https://www.madsci.org/posts/archives/1999-11/941497627.Sh.r.html
      August 5, 2022 10:36 AM MDT
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  • 8138
    Because the eraser side tastes funny.
      August 5, 2022 11:29 AM MDT
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  • 638
    LOL ...
      August 5, 2022 12:18 PM MDT
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  • 42154
    I'd rather just chew on the pencil.
      August 5, 2022 3:16 PM MDT
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  • 8138
    Ewww, gross!
      August 5, 2022 6:26 PM MDT
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  • 16547
    I've never done nor witnessed that. 
      August 6, 2022 10:51 AM MDT
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  • 2018
    To make a #1 pencil darker?
      August 6, 2022 3:51 PM MDT
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  • 1453
    To get them wet, of course!

      August 6, 2022 4:14 PM MDT
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