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  • "The human tongue is sharper than a sword, therefore be careful with your words."

    The tongue, small and powerful. The tongue curls and determines our etymology.

    The sensitive, will taste if you are right for me.

    The human breath is also not to be underestimated. My uncle says that it is the human breath that keeps a house standing....literally. When a house is abandoned, the house rots, the walls crumble and weeds grow. When someone lived there, even if they would not take care of the house, it does not change much. But be careful of the human breath. It can also destroy.

    And so, I bought this pencil sharpener more than 20 years ago. My father says that if you want a blade to last, do not blow on it.

    The human breath can make dull, the strongest metal.

    I never blew on this blade and it is here. It has seen all the Christian Diors, the Bobbi Browns; the Lancomes have all come and gone, but my sharpener remains undefeated in this sea of big names. Sharp as the day I bought it.

    The sharpener. Simple. But I need her. I've always needed her.

    I am the sharpener.

    The small, seemingly insignificant woman, unseen among the wealthy giants.
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