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Ball

A slang term in Hong Kong for $1 million. The term is most common in Hong Kong securities exchanges and other trading platforms. See also: Hong Kong dollar.
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and Texas Instruments, will include the Microsoft BallPoint mouse 2.0 with QuickPort connection as the premier "integrated" device for their next generation computer systems.
has been presented with the "Excellence in Customer Service Award for 2003" from Sanford Corporation, the world's largest writing instrument manufacturer/marketer and the maker of Sharpie markers and PaperMate ballpoint pens.
The elections office has asked voters to use black ballpoint pens on ballots arriving in mailboxes over the next few days for the Feb.
A Holme House Prison doctor who smuggled deadly ballpoint pen guns from Pakistan has been struck off.
Biro invented the first ballpoint pen in 1938 when he noticed that the type of ink used in newspaper printing dried quickly, leaving the paper dry and smudge-free.
We've Found a good field fix is the spring from an Army ballpoint pen.
The 1.6 Maxum Ballpoint Pen, with a maximum profile 1.6mm writing tip that liter ally glides smoothly and effortlessly over paper, is now available in an eight-color blistercard configuration.
"I would trace the gothic typeface of The New York Times banner head, [and] practice the copperplate script that adorns wedding invitations with felt markers and ballpoint pens," he recalls.
Argentine inventions range from the ballpoint pen to the disposable syringe, urban bus service and the first system for making animated movies.
Modern ballpoint pens are mostly made of plastic, derived from petroleum, and a small amount of metal.
I've been a fan of the Post since before all the annoying inventions like ballpoint pens and cell phones etc.