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#3379 - 06/07/00 09:01 PM Anyone know the word for...?
Loc: Sydney, Australia
There is a word for the little arrow that says "You are Here" on a map. I read it about a year ago. Anyone know the word for this?
#3380 - 06/08/00 07:59 AM Re: Anyone know the word for...?
Loc: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Sorry, Meta4, I don't know the word for that little arrow, but it reminds me of a cartoon I saw years ago showing a similar map in an airport terminal with an arrow saying 'You are here' and another arrow some distance away saying 'Your luggage is here'. I bet there's a word for that!
#3381 - 06/08/00 02:59 PM Re: Anyone know the word for...?
Loc: Louisville, Kentucky
How about pointer or indicator?
#3382 - 06/08/00 08:12 PM Re: Anyone know the word for...?
Loc: lower upstate New York
>>...a cartoon I saw years ago showing a similar map in an airport terminal with an arrow saying 'You are here' and another arrow some distance away saying 'Your luggage is here'. I bet there's a word for that!<<
Paul, I bet we all know that word, but the AWAD gurus won't let it slip through
#3383 - 06/09/00 04:35 AM Re: Anyone know the word for...?
I think the cartoon was along the lines of "Breakfast in London, Lunch in Paris, Luggage in Rome"
#3384 - 06/12/00 12:43 AM Re: Anyone know the word for...?
I vaguely remember hearing of an airline, somewhere in Eastern Europe I think it was, which had the slogan "We send your luggage in all directions" until someone had a quiet word with them. Probably an urban legend, but ...
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