Sharpie Liquid Pencil combines pen-like permanence with pencil-like eraser qualities

If your second thoughts are better than your first, the Sharpie Liquid Pencil is the writing ...

If your second thoughts are better than your first, the Sharpie Liquid Pencil is the writing implement for you.

If you’re into writing the “old-fashioned” way - that is with a pen and paper - then you’re probably already acquainted with Sharpie, the company that brought us those markers and pens that come in all shapes, colors and sizes. Their latest offering - called the Sharpie Liquid Pencil - is really quite unique. It writes like a pen but can be erased like a pencil and it becomes as permanent as a permanent marker in three days.

The secret to the Sharpie Liquid Pencil is that it contains liquid graphite, which enables you to write as cleanly and smoothly as with a pen. However, if you have second thoughts, you can erase the “ink” just as you would if your words were written in pencil. But beware – you only get three days to do so, before the ink becomes permanent.

According to the Sharpie blog the Liquid Pencil will be available in September, 2010 – which is good news if you're prone to changing your mind! And if you can't wait, there's already a version at Office Depot for US$4.99 which includes two pens and four erasers.

Via Wired

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