Artist Explains the Real Purpose of the Blue Part on a Pencil Eraser
Do you remember those awful erasers from school? I always preferred the white ones to these because I thought they weren't very effective. There was that blue part which seemed totally useless, and I always thought it was used to erase pen mistakes.
But the legend says that somewhere, in a land far far away, someone succeeded in erasing ballpoint pen ink with the blue part of an eraser. However, it looks like this was only a myth, as an artist on Quora has revealed the real purpose of the blue part of an eraser.
1. Remember These Erasers?
But it never worked, right? It totally wrecked the paper.