conehead-speak for a mouse

David Griffith dgriffi at
Mon Jul 2 20:14:33 CDT 2007

Lately I've been tinkering with a Commodore SX-64 and I found this little
gem in the manual:

Commodore will soon introduce a special device that controls the screen as
you move the controller across a desktop.  This new controller will be an
optional enhancement for Commodore Software products, such as the MAGIC
DESK Series.

David Griffith
dgriffi at

A: Because it fouls the order in which people normally read text.
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