History of pencils
The etymology of a pencil
The core made of graphite and clay is called “pencil” in the Japan the thing which sandwiched with the tree. In English it is wood cased pencil, and it is pencil to omit it in the Japan.
It is thought that the etymology of pencil was originally named from the place where the shape of the Writing which wrapped the stick of the lead of the metal of the initial pencil with the hair was similar to the tail in the meaning of Latin “pensilum (tail)”, and settled. It was called lead pencil (red pencil).