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a pen that has a small metal ball as the point of transfer of ink to paper

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His wife, Stephania (Krelik) Biros died October 25, 2008.
He was born in East Douglas, son of the late Mathus and Julia (Toran) Biros and lived in Webster all his life.
They gave us all a presentation box with a lovely tie," he said before nipping off to grab a pair of biros from the Falkland Islands marketing board.
For additional information about Hudson Valley's Stratford Branch, please call Gary Biros, VP, at (203) 883-9993 or Jim Wood, SVP, at (203) 989-0972 or visit the bank's web site http://www.
Although I can honestly say I need Biros to do my job and I use the chewed ones for as long as they will last, the Big Brother who watches over me obviously feels there are too many Biro-chewers out there.
In future I shall pay for all my Biros, never phone my wife to ask about my family and stay clear of glue.
Wiley's extensive global editorial, sales, marketing and technical expertise will allow the publications to continue to grow and provide our readers with the important information they depend on to keep up with the latest technology advancements and to make good business decisions," said Rick Biros, Founder/President, Carpe Diem Communications.
Biros was born, June 13, 1916, in Bridgewater, the daughter of Frank and Sophia Sirinski, and moved to Douglas in 1935.
Interestingly, back in the war years a Biro cost pounds 2 15s in Britain and production reached 30,000 in the first year.
In their interesting chronicle of the smaller inventions that have changed the face of the 20th century, designer David Hillman and freelance writer David Gibbs recall how Hungarian Ladislao Jose Biro created the ballpoint pen.
Biros of Chester, NH; a daughter, Barbara Jean Ellis of Temple, NH; four grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.
Simon, who is currently in Japan, explained: "We thought about making Cliff Richard Biro pens.
ROBIN Thompson, perhaps understandably, misses the point when he suggests that Gordon Brown should write with a fine-tipped biro rather than a felt-tipped pen (Voice of the North, November 13).