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Le Camembert

How do you feel about pie charts? We love them almost as much as we love pencils! 

Did you know that in France, pie charts are called "le camembert" (as in the cheese)?

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In Brazil, these awesome little charts are called pizza charts. Charts, food, and languages...what a way to begin the weekend! Hope you all have a great one!

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Another fan of pencils

I guess we can add eyewear company Warby Parker to the pencil fan club.  

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photo via A Piece of Toast blog

More from David Rees - the Pencil Sharpening Expert

We just can't get enough of master artisanal pencil sharpener David Rees. Check out this video with David Rees and Palomino. We do actually have the Blackwing pencil (it's lovely) in our pencil collection at the Writing Centre. Feel free to come look at it in person.

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screenshots taken from the video

Thanks to Ian S. for sending this my way.

Hot off the press

Boba and I have just finished working on our newest handout - Writing an Annotated Bibliography. Have a look and let us know what you think.

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If you're looking for more resources, please check out our Resources page.

Congrats to Laurier's Class of 2014

We applaud Laurier's class of 2014! We are especially proud of some of our star tutors who are graduating this spring. Jamila, Janet, and Courtney, we wish you well!

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via Laurier News

   

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