paper knife

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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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Let us say, then, of the paper knife that its essence--that is to say the sum of the formulae and the qualities which made its production and its definition possible--precedes its existence .
The paper knife would appeal to souvenir collectors as well as collectors of paper knives but having a small chip at the end would only be worth pounds 10-pounds 15.
So imagine my disappointment when I found the contents of the letter did no more than to repeat what the email had said, but on 150gsm very nice House of Commons water marked and embossed paper - my MP went from hero to zero faster than a paper knife through a high quality envelope, with a first class stamp
And it's all down to a man known as Speedy and a simple paper knife.
Other examples of the 50 works in the exhibition are a box made out of letters of the alphabet, or a letter box, and a knife made out of paper, or rather a paper knife.
Choi Jae Ik, who leads a South Korean group asserting South Korea's territorial rights over the island in the Sea of Japan, took out a paper knife and a sheet of white paper just before 9 a.
Prize-money is poor, the stewards wield a paper knife instead of an axe, there is no industry publication to keep people at the heart of racing up to date with what is happening, and jumps races are still run with no starting stalls
Mr Pownall said that during his police interview Reid explained how he booked into a London hotel some hours after the killing, took an overdose of aspirin and slashed his wrists with the paper knife.
He twirled his moustache, played with his paper knife, occasionally leant forward confidentially, or twinkled his eyes as if he enjoyed the whole affair immensely.
Then what you need is a good old-fashioned letter opener or paper knife.
As a schoolboy the 51-year-old was given a satin-finished stainless steel paper knife by his dad - also a former Mazda styling guru - and became entranced by its form.
MAZDA'S design guru was inspired by a simple paper knife he had as a boy for his latest concept car.
As reported in the Evening Gazette in 1999, the pair met for the first time a year later when Mark gave Peter a paper knife engraved with the words "Thank you for the gift of life.
The competition, a paper knife was won by Mrs W Inverarity, second Mrs V Grigsby.
Another girl jumped from a bridge, and a 19-year woman who attended yesterday's wake required treatment after cutting her wrist with a paper knife.