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April 2, 2007

#243: Appropriate Term

Appropriate Term

[[A diagram of a TrackPoint pointer on a keyboard, under which is a continuity line labeled “Tone of Conversation-Formal to Informal.” There are four boxes under this line]]

Narrator: How to refer to the pointer thing on laptop keyboards

Very formal: TrackPoint(tm)-style pointer

Formal: Nub

Informal: Nipple mouse

Very informal: Clit mouse