Re: "USB compatible data storage device "

Subject: Re: "USB compatible data storage device "
From: Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Becca <becca -at- di -dot- org>
Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2012 10:28:56 -0400

Thumb drive is most commonly used today. Memory stick is a bit
antiquated as the actual memory sticks were short-lived (yet another
attempt by Sony to create a proprietary data storage medium).

On Fri, Oct 26, 2012 at 10:21 AM, Becca <becca_price -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote:
> My document referrs to a "USB compatible data storage device " - what I'd like to do is use that phrase once, and put "memory stick" or "thumb drive" in parens after it, and then use the more common phrase thereafter. (I'm trying to make the document more readable). Should I use memory stick, thumb drive, or other phrase? and if so, what? I've heard those thingies referred to by a lot of terms.

Bill Swallow
Content Solutions Manager
GlobalScript, a division of LinguaLinx
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