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A History of the World in a Dozen Objects: Number 8 - My Small Knife

2011.05.24
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11 Comments
girafferacing What an unusual family heirloom - I can see why it would have been so fascinating to you as a boy!
girafferacing · 2011-05-24: 17:32
LAZYWASP Great story telling Jon.....I remember my first pocket knife...it was given to me by my Grandfather.....
LAZYWASP · 2011-05-24: 17:34
DancingDolphin What a great story... and pic to go with it!
DancingDolphin · 2011-05-24: 18:32
rahmanhashim Interesting history. And nice shot btw.
rahmanhashim · 2011-05-24: 21:40
lgnelson Great history lesson and creative photo, Jon!
lgnelson · 2011-05-24: 22:17
GKorts What a story! And Baldricks Bullet is too funny
GKorts · 2011-05-24: 23:52
noptek Beautiful
noptek · 2011-05-25: 11:22
Eiram and after the end of WWI Czechoslovakia was founded...
Eiram · 2011-05-26: 05:44
busybee36 Every boy should have a knife! I had a pen made out of a bullet when I was younger - at least recycling them into knife handles and pens is a better use for them.
busybee36 · 2011-05-26: 16:22
MARETKA88 As a small boy, i also was fascinated with knives. Probably because they were considered dangerous and i wasn't allowed to play with them. When my father gave me my first knife and taught me the dangers and also the postives that knives can bring...i thought i was the #1 shit on the block. Look Greggs dad gave him a knife...thats so cool !!! Until i almost cut the tip of my finger off in front of my friends, probably showing off....and thay were probaly thinking what ind of dad gives there son a knife....and what a dumb ass Gregg was being trying to show off what he could do with his new knife...cut the tip of his figer off.....thanks for the memories though !!!!
MARETKA88 · 2011-05-28: 12:01
SADHYA I just love the way this series makes huge leaps, from a history of the world and the history of Everyman, to small details of The Life of Jon.
I also like how your posts provoke memories and anecdotes for other PBs.
SADHYA · 2011-05-28: 14:26
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