When you look at the pink-blue eraser, you can’t help but wonder what the blue side of the eraser is for. One of the most frustrating aspects of using the blue side of the eraser as a kid was the resulting paper damage.
Here we have the possible answer to what the blue side of an eraser could be used for. If you were to learn the real story behind the blue erasers you used to use as a kid, you might start to question everything you remember about your childhood years.
1. The Legends Told…
We were taught to use the pink/orange end (the softer one) on pencil marks and the blue end (the harder one) on ink marks.
The Answer To The Age-Old Question!
The blue tip is designed for erasing dark pencil traces on thicker paper. The reason for this was that you would need to apply greater pressure to wipe it. Seriously? Then why was it a lie?