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Re: Computer mouses or computer mice?  •  October 11, 2005, 10:35am  •  3 votes

As brilliant as you think you are, I'm a tech writer who works with computer and software companies.

Re: Computer mouses or computer mice?  •  October 6, 2005, 9:17am  •  17 votes

Re: Computer mouses or computer mice?  •  October 5, 2005, 1:28pm  •  5 votes

Ahem. That should be "manually-operated user-select equipMENT." Sorry!

Re: Computer mouses or computer mice?  •  October 5, 2005, 1:27pm  •  37 votes

This is a tough one, because there really is no official ruling on this usage yet. Computer companies usually avoid this problem by using the phrase "mouse devices" instead. I would advise the same st

Re: Complete Sentence  •  October 5, 2005, 9:09am  •  9 votes

With your reasoning, answering the question "Who won?" or "Who is the winner?" with "I." would imply "I did." or "I am." Therefore "I." is the shortest sentence. No, because "I" is simply a

Re: Where does the period go?  •  October 5, 2005, 9:03am  •  2 votes

Inside the quotes. It doesn't matter that "hunker down and protect turf" is not, in itself, a complete sentence. American usage dictates that commas and periods ALWAYS go WITHIN closing quotation mark