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GeneralI taped you pulling the chain Pin
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Whenever I want to Record something on the Sky+ I always say I'm going to 'Tape' that, much to the amusement of my Missus and Kids. Am I the only one that still says this?

It got me thinking of other terminology that still remains long after the technology has ceased to exist.
I could only come up with 'pull the chain' when going to the lavatory, which is still used despite most toilets no longer have a chain. Others are 'drive' which is used for Cars despite originally referring to driving a horse. Obviously 'Sail' is still used when pertaining to motor driven boats.

Are there any other terms that have outlived the technology they were first used for?
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