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The Question:

What do you call the metal thing at the end of the pencil that holds the eraser on?

The Answer:

Personally, I've always called it "the metal thing at the end of the pencil that holds the eraser on." But it turns out that the real name for it is a ferrule.

—The Fact Monster

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