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MS: Do you like the muffins? 
mr: Yah. They’re great. 
MS: They’re just average size. What about the texture? I crushed some of the blueberries before adding them in. 
mr: It’s good. Nice and…edible. 
MS: Not dry at all. Good crumb…

mr: I’m not going to say that word. 

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A dongle is common on engineering computers.  Often the design software is licensed for use on a limited number of computers.  To use the software, a "dongle" must be plugged into the computer.  Think of it as an electronic pass code for the software.

The software queries the "dongle" to see if it's running in an approved environment.  No dongle is going to be a failure to launch.

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Just now, maddmaxx said:

A dongle is common on engineering computers.  Often the design software is licensed for use on a limited number of computers.  To use the software, a "dongle" must be plugged into the computer.  Think of it as an electronic pass code for the software.

My Mac doesn’t have a USB port. I have to use a… One of those adapters.

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45 minutes ago, maddmaxx said:

A dongle is common on engineering computers.  Often the design software is licensed for use on a limited number of computers.  To use the software, a "dongle" must be plugged into the computer.  Think of it as an electronic pass code for the software.

The software queries the "dongle" to see if it's running in an approved environment.  No dongle is going to be a failure to launch.

Our CAM software is like this

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1 minute ago, Philander Seabury said:

I like both words!  But I once fractured my dongle by lifting up the laptop with the dongle sticking oot the rear end so it broken. Bad designs all around. The usb port should have been on the side. 

Maybe you could have 'toggled' it?

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3 minutes ago, Dottles said:

Sue, what are your words that you dislike??

I try to avoid saying dongle. I also dislike smirk. It’s the physical equivalent of onomatopoeia; you make that face while you’re saying it. 

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Just now, Dottles said:

So if some confronted you with a moist dongle in your onomatopoeia  -- you'd smirk? 

No. I avoid the word smirk. I wouldn’t smirk. I might shake my head, though. Keep that moistened dongle away from my onomatopoeia, please. 

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