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This glossary by B. H. Bentzman is included here with the author’s kind permission.
I have attempted to collect words concerning paper that might be of use to fountain pen users; and, in an attempt to emulate other scholars, I have as often as not plagiarized from other glossaries. This is a living glossary and I will consider any new inclusions, or for that matter deletions.
|nap||A slight texture on some writing surfaces.|
|newsprint||This is a cheap and uncoated paper that fountain pen users should avoid. Most likely your writing will feather and bleed through, and your nib will collect fibers.|
|No. 10 envelope||The standard business envelope in the U.S.A., 91/2"×41/8". See also DL envelope.|
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