Date: Wed, 11 Oct 1995 22:00:31 -0400
From: "Kevin A." Ash2Ash[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]AOL.COM
Subject: Re: zapping
I am a grad student in Michigan (a native MI) and use zapping. Generally I
think it comes from the lay perception that anything that emits waves is a
zapper of sorts. I. E. the microwave zaps food, I zap the tv with the zapper.
It is not too widespread but familiar.