Re: What do you call that thingamajig?

Subject: Re: What do you call that thingamajig?
From: Chris Hamilton <chamilton -at- GR -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 1997 10:50:53 -0500

When I taught Windows classes, I called it the Ghostbusters symbol. It's
been 13 years or so since Ghostbusters came out, so I suppose it's not
that effective anymore. In text (if you're writing for an American
audience), I'd describe it, then compare it to the symbol on a no U-turn
sign, 'cause no matter what you call it, you'll still have to explain it
for most people.
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