Who writes with purple ink?
Since the 19th Century, French schoolchildren have traditionally used purple ink (specifically, Herbin encre “Violette Pensee”).
What does purple pen mean?
Purple pen. Purple is used for the teacher feedback and is usually on a sticker saying what has been done well and then informing the student what the ‘next steps’ in their learning are.
Who uses a purple pen?
Purple-pen users – male or female – say they pitch in to help, even when not asked. Users of red ink are the most likely to have been recently promoted or given a raise. Men who use erasable pens are least likely to work extra hours with no pay.