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The Origins of the Cursor

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Before man pointed a cursor at the world, he held a dagger or a sword. But what's the mightiest of all? [I Love Charts via F Yeah Computer Science via Technabob via LikeCool]

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Cute, but what the hell does a cursor arrow have to do with knives and arrowheads?

I would have said that the evolution of the cursor would go back to various pointing implements, starting with the finger.

And don't forget the Fing-Longer by Dr. Farnsworth.