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    Question "Fibre tip pen"?

    Hi there,

    Is there any informal term used by children for this kind of pens used for drawing? (In BrE, please)

    How about felts?


    Ta!

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    Re: "Fibre tip pen"?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mehrgan View Post
    Hi there,

    Is there any informal term used by children for this kind of pens used for drawing? (In BrE, please)

    How about felts?


    Ta!
    They are often called "felt tips".

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    Re: "Fibre tip pen"?

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    They are often called "felt tips".


    Thanks. So it's quite common to hear a child saying, 'I drew it with my felt tips.'?

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    Re: "Fibre tip pen"?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mehrgan View Post
    Thanks. So it's quite common to hear a child saying, 'I drew it with my felt tips.'?
    Yes.

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    Re: "Fibre tip pen"?

    It's now thirteen years since I worked with British pupils/students (11-18), so my contribution may appear dated.

    Way back then (), unless someone particularly wanted to specify exactly what sort of writing tool they were referring to, pen covered: felt tips (large and small), fountain pens, ball-point pens (biros to my generation), board markers, magic markers, the thingies that you touched a computer screen with, etc.

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    Re: "Fibre tip pen"?

    In AmE it's common to describe any felt-tip pen as a Magic Marker.

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