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       pardon moi, mais ...  ;-)

           well, just butting in with a 'bit of humour' - this definition
strikes my punny-bone  ;-)

       To confuse the foreigners more re. the craziness of the English
language  ;-)
           the computer language has re-defined any number of words;
               CDs went from banking to something slid into the computer
               memory referred to the human brain then the computer's
storage bank ...
               application went from a form to something working within the
computer's storage bank ....
               cursor was a blasphemer then a point moving amidst the
computer's screen ...
                keyboard went from the pianos to the typewriters to the
computer - thus keys are on the keyboard,
                     yet keys went from opening locks to buttons clicked on
                a web was made by a spider then became a site - ah, maybe
that's how hackers decided to draw their victim into their web ...
                virus went from a bacterial infection to - ah, hackers do
infect their victim ...

       au revoir, mon ami,
            don't worry about the craziness of the English language, you're
doing great.

On Sat, Feb 16, 2013 at 7:31 AM, Jean-Francois Nifenecker <> wrote:

Tom, Eric,

Le 16/02/2013 13:18, Eric Beversluis a écrit :

 I was asking about the keyboard PgDn button. On-screen buttons are a
different topic.

to my French understanding, a "button" is some screen widget. On a
keyboard there are only "keys".

Sorry if I misunderstood.

Jean-Francois Nifenecker, Bordeaux

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