1. Is this object used more often by women than by men? No
2. Is it found in an office? Yes
3. Is it kept on a desk? could be...
4. Might it be used several times per day? could be...
5. Does it have numbers on it? Yes (but so as to not mislead you...the numbers are more or less irrelevant to its function)
6. Does it have more than one function? Not by design, no.
7. Is it made of plastic? No
8. Is it smaller than a breadbox? Usually
9. Is it a decorative object? No
10. Do you plug this object into a power source? No
11. Does it make a noise? No
12. Can you write on this object? Well, you can but I wouldn't.
13. Is it made out of wood? Not exactly sure how to answer that... how about, "Once upon a time..."
14. Is it kept in a drawer? Could be...
15. Is it used to join things together? No
16. Does it have 'hands'? No
17. Is it a Book? Yes.
(I had in mind a specific kind... but if no one guesses that, it's to you, Engadine.