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black pen or blue pen

#5
Both.

I use the black one if I want the squiggles on the white folding stuff to be black and the blue one if I want them to be blue.

I have also been known to use red and green ones as well.
 
#7
Black definately, just looks better.

Thank god I'm not the only one, MrsZippy looks at me like I've got two heads when I say no I need a black pen after she has offered me a blue one.

Zippy483
 
#9
rickshaw said:
Blue or black demonstrate that you have little ambition. Within a NATO environment, one should aspire to red or green!
ha ha ha I have great ambition... propper self driven so that is bollox :D
 
#10
Black because it scans better than blue. I think that all official government type forms have to completed in black now anyway (passport app, car tax etc).
 
#11
Gluck_ab said:
Shouldn't it be purple in this day and age - joined-up metaphorically and literally too hopefully.
Never purple. Too imperial. Seriously, in the wonderful world of NATO HQs, the colour of the ink that you use indicates your rank/position and so those reading a margin note (or whatever) in a paper know who has written it!
 
#13
My writing is always neater in blue for some reason. Remember presenting some information to a WOII once in neat blue writing and he sent it back with a bo**ocking 'cos it was not in black.

I believe there is some unwritten law saying official documents should be in black.
 

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