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I think even "thumb drive" is falling out of usage. I see mostly "flash
drive" these days. Although, the truth is that there's no particularly
common term, yet. The world doesn't seem to've settled on much of
-----Original Message----- From: Bill Swallow
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).
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