My addition to our technology vernacular

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I’ve been working a lot lately on my laptop and I use the built-in eraser head mouse pointer; I just cannot stand the touchpad. After too many days my right-index finger will begin to ache — as it’s doing now — from overuse. So I thought I’d look this condition up and when I didn’t find one I decided to invent my own ‘condition’:

mousepointeritis (mouspointritis) a condition caused by repetitive use of an eraser-head mouse pointer as commonly found on laptops.

The sad part about this is rather putting my laptop down I just switch to a different finger for the mousepointer/eraserhead!

mousepointeritis… my contribution to Google — we’ll see how long it takes to get indexed ­čÖé

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