ink pen vs pen : Common Errors in English

About ink pen vs pen

If there were any danger of confusing pens for writing with other kinds of pens (light-, sea-, pig-) the phrase “ink pen” might be useful, but it seems to be mainly a way of saying “not a pencil.” Plain old “pen” will do fine.

pen Meaning(s)

  • (n) a writing implement with a point from which ink flows
  • (n) an enclosure for confining livestock
  • (n) a portable enclosure in which babies may be left to play
  • (n) a correctional institution for those convicted of major crimes
  • (n) female swan
  • (v) produce a literary work

ink pen in News

  • Sony Smart Bluetooth headset makes appearance in Xperia Z Ultra teaser video

    We saw a couple Sony Xperia Z Ultra teaser videos appear on YouTube shortly after the handset’s announcement late last month. The newest teaser video has been published, and among the showing off of features offered by the massive smartphone is a look at the Smart Bluetooth Headset, as well as an ink pen with Read The Full Story
    on July 6, 2013 Source: SlashGear

pen in News

  1. ‘Buffy’ Writer To Pen ‘Tomb Raider’ Reboot

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer writer Marti Noxon has been tapped to pen MGM’s upcoming Tomb Raider reboot. The details of the plot are still being worked out, but the film will most likely follow Lara Croft on one of her international adventures. Whether the heroine will parallel her video game counterpart remains to be seen. Lara was played [...] ‘Buffy’ Writer To Pen ‘Tomb Raider’ Reboot is a post ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Inquisitr

  2. Southampton fourth graders brunch with pen pals

    FOURTH GRADERS from Southampton School No. 2 have been writing to adult pen pals all year. The students met their pen pals in person for the first time during a May 22 brunch supplied by Zallie’s ShopRite in Medford. Pictured are Grace Garey, a student in Lois Forrest’s class, with pen pal Jeanne Traino, and Aaron Frier, a student in Donna Banes’ class, with pen pal Alan Beyer.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Medford Central Record

  3. PEN Canada concerned by metadata surveillance

    TORONTO, June 12, 2013 /CNW/ - PEN Canada is seriously concerned by recent media reports which indicate that the government of Canada has continued to monitor the phone calls and online activity of Canadian ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

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