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Your best bet is sending knives made from more exotic blade steels off to their makers for sharpening by their in-house specialists.
They all want to sharpen their knowledge of the latest greatest thing for employability.
Small bone artifacts with sharpened tips unearthed in a Sri Lankan cave represent the earliest evidence of bow-and-arrow use outside Africa, says a team led by archaeologist Michelle Langley of Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia.
These people left behind small, sharpened stones with pointed ends.
This will give you the feeling of “going to class” and help sharpen your focus.
To do this it is necessary to slightly flatten all the fifths and sharpen the major thirds.
Mr. Blossom drew a jackknife from his pocket and began leisurely to sharpen a pencil.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
Raf faced the misty figure, trying to force his memory to put features there, to sharpen outlines.
STAR BORNANDRE NORTON
His calm, classic features began to whiten (and sharpen) in the frosty moonlight.
OVER THE SLIPRAILSHENRY LAWSON
The subtleties of the trail sharpen both physical and mental sensibility.
AVERAGE JONESSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS

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