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Subject:Re: click on, select, choose From:Sally Marquigny <SALLYM -at- MSMAILHQ -dot- NETIMAGE -dot- COM> Date:Mon, 19 Dec 1994 14:45:00 PST
The only time I've justified using "choose" over "select" is when a menu
item is named "Select" or "Selection" because it becomes too comical &
confusing to say "Select Select" and expect mere fonts to differentiate
Sally Marquigny Network Imaging Systems
sallym -at- msmailhq -dot- netimage -dot- com Herndon, VA
>BTW, what exactly are the specialized meanings of "select" and "choose"?
>I don't see why their original meanings wouldn't be sufficient. "Click",
>of course, is computer jargon, pure and simple, which is another reason to
>mpriestley -at- vnet -dot- ibm -dot- com