letter opener

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dull knife used to cut open the envelopes in which letters are mailed or to slit uncut pages of books

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For example, a limited edition of the LAZA letter opener customized with the name of the contributor.
The surgeon who saved his life said two poignant things: one was that if he had so much as sneezed before they removed the letter opener he would have been a goner and that his heart was like the heart of a 60-year-old man even though he was not even 30 when he was stabbed.
Ikuo Maeda, 51, became fascinated by the twisted, satin-finished, stainless steel letter opener his dad gave him as a boy.
The moment she slit the envelope open with her maroon leather-handled steel letter opener, unfolded the official paper creases and glimpsed the figures in the printed statement inside, her jaw dropped - albeit for a mere nanosecond only, but it was long enough for her colleagues to notice.
The first one made me reach for my letter opener because it was informally addressed to me in blue ink (all caps) and because it arrived in an "announcement" or "greeting card" envelope.
TO the uninitiated, it looked for all the world like a common or garden bonehandled letter opener.
Much of the state's case rests on blood transfer patterns left on the altar cloth covering Pahl's body that forensic experts say match a dagger-like letter opener that detectives found in Robinson's apartment days after the murder.
T otesport has arranged unique awards with a Scottish theme; each owner will receive a Highland Dream paperweight and, the trainers a thistle letter opener (pictured) handblown in the Scottish Borders by Scottish Borders Art Glass.
When he finds a good piece of hardwood, such as ironwood or black walnut, he loves to turn it into a highly polished dagger-shaped letter opener.
Shaped like a credit card, this rigid plastic envelope contains a letter opener, small scissors, a pin, a toothpick, a ballpoint pen, a ruler, tweezers, a quadruple screwdriver, a magnifying glass and - in a true sign of modernity - an LED light.
Silver letter opener inscribed 'To Scotland's first First Minister' and given to Donald by the Incorporation of Goldsmiths of the City of Edinburgh at the opening of the Scottish Parliament in 1999.
Accompanying the invitations was an imprinted letter opener in the shape of a CD.
if you're feeling brave you can try this trick with a letter opener or a steak knife.
In the House, the unpleasant bosses include Mark Sanford, who asks his aides to wash his sheets, Sheila Jackson Lee, who "had an intern positioned at her side all day so he'd be ready to open her Sweet 'n Low packets for her," and John Conyers, whose staff's dudes include "babysitting and changing soiled diapers" Rick Hill threw a letter opener at an aide.
That issue hasn't been one to which I've given much thought, as the subject hasn't ever come up for me personally (unless you count the Kiwanis letter opener a grateful club once gave me for keeping a post-lunch talk to less than 15 minutes).