Re: What do I call this doodad?

Subject: Re: What do I call this doodad?
From: "Susan Hogarth" <hogarth -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2007 15:51:31 -0400

On 3/15/07, Cloy Tobola <cloy -dot- tobola -at- ndsu -dot- edu> wrote:
> I need to refer to use of a flash drive / USB drive / thumb drive.
> .
> Is there a standard term for these ubiquitous doohickeys?

Has a section on "Naming":

"Recently, "USB flash drive" or simply "UFD" has emerged as the de
facto standard term for these devices."

and a jump to an entire entry on the subject:

Some of the localised names are cool, but I don't see 'doohickey' in a
cursory glance. But Wikipedia is user-editable! :)

Susan Hogarth

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