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Subject:Re: Latin vs. Germanic From:Buck Buchanan <buck -dot- buchanan -at- CITICORP -dot- COM> Date:Fri, 1 Aug 1997 07:55:59 -0700
Lisa Ann Miller wrote:
> Alexia Prendergast wrote:
> "I'm a select/choose person. I hardly ever use the mouse in
> place of keyboard shortcuts. "Click" rubs me the wrong way...
> it seems clumsy, like those big, fat pencils kids use to learn
> to print."
In 1980 I published a magazine article "To Mouse or not to Mouse."
I proved by an extensive survey that mice would never be popular. My
most convincing argument was that no one had the room on his/her desk
for a mousepad.
Now my hand is permanently deformed to the shape of my mouse.
How wrong can we be?
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