Small metal objects, usually with 3 bends in them. Packaged in boxes holding a large number of them. Seen on cubicle desks. Uses include: reshaping out of boredom, throwing at co-workers, firing with rubberbands, holding papers together, picking locks, picking teeth, sticking in wall sockets, or doing anything McGiver would.
Many people who wear eyepatches aren't trying to be cool. Usually, interns who found paperclips are responsible. He no longer works for us.
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