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Knife

Post by Stevenloan » Sat Mar 04, 2017 3:01 pm

Hi everybody! What do you call this type of knife? It's used in the office.

http://flexoffice.com.vn/dao-roc-giay-0-127-06.htm

Thanks so much!

StevenLoan
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Post by trolley » Sat Mar 04, 2017 11:39 pm

box knife, Stanley knife, case cutter, utility knife, X-acto knife
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Post by Stevenloan » Sun Mar 05, 2017 4:47 am

trolley : Thanks so much for the terms. They really help.
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Post by Phil White » Sun Mar 05, 2017 2:13 pm

One generic name for many different types of these knives is "craft knife".

In the UK, we usually call most of these knives "Stanley knives", although "Stanley" is actually a trade name and most people would think of a knife like this one. If you are as old as me, you may remember the original design as well!

The most general terms for the ones you show are "utility knife" and "craft knife".
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Post by Ken Greenwald » Mon Mar 06, 2017 1:20 am

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I'd call it a box cutter.
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Post by Stevenloan » Mon Mar 06, 2017 10:40 am

Phil White and Ken Greenwald : Thanks very much for your input.
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