Old fogey icons
Widely used symbols on the Web with little or no meaning for young people.
- 1.Floppy disk ≠ SaveLast actual circa 2000, the 3½-inch diskette was modern in the 90's.
- 2.Filmstrip ≠ MovieDigital has been overtaking film since the 80's, and few under 25 have seen cellulose film with their own eyes.
- 3.Desk phone ≠ PhoneAnd why do we still say "Dial the phone" or "Hang up!"?
- 4.Light bulb ≠ New, epiphonyHalogen, LED and fluorescents are far more likely to be shedding the light.
- 5.TV with rabbit ears ≠ TVThe rabbit ear is a relic.
- 6.Envelope ≠ Mail, correspondence"Mail" comes in a desktop notification or with the pling of your smart phone.