What do you call something?

Subject: What do you call something?
From: Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2010 14:07:39 -0700

In drafting class, they were most definitely callouts. Hence if it's an
engineering piece, I'd use that term as the prospective audience will be
able to relate.

And I don't ever recall my AA, 100% left-brained geekoid brother—he who
designed the *interferon gifrabulator*—reading a comic, ever, so I'd refrain
from referring to them as cartoon bubbles.

> Chris
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References:
RE: What do you call something?: From: Spectrum Writing
RE: What do you call something?: From: Technical Writing Plus

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