Carl T. Holscher is a compiler, writer, tinkerer, coder, designer, thinker living in Bethesda, MD.
I’ve used various apps to expand snippets into full words or blocks of text for years. It’s made my work in support roles easier and saved me from retyping the same things constantly. I’ve not written much about it until now. I read a post from Chase Clemons on the Be Snappy blog and left a comment there.
For instance, when I don’t have a customer’s name, I use the snippet “`ht” to trigger “Hey…
if George W. just charged a fee for everyone who wanted to dump ice water on his head? or even an auction?
We’d raise billions.
Line them up. Clinton. Bush. Obama.
Auction off both the right to dump the water and admission to see the event (live) and to watch it online. Sure, it’d be hacked online within minutes, but some people would still pay for it.