The little-known etymological relationship between a knife and the phone
Of all the monikers bestowed on the remote control, clicker makes the least sense. Sure, channel-changer is a mouthful, but at least it describes the device's function.
More than two decades ago, Compuserv developed the Graphics Interface Format. Ever since, GIF creators and watchers alike have debated the term's pronunciation.
Before remote keyless entry, fob, derived from the German word for "pocket," meant a small decorative token