Date: Thu, 12 Oct 1995 08:45:35 EDT From: Orin Hargraves <100422.2566[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]COMPUSERVE.COM> Subject: Re: Zapping >So, does anyone out there know anything about where "zapping" might be >lurking in North America? What terms do you use for this practice, if any? >Channel surfing? Others? Zapping things in a microwave oven (i.e., cooking them) is at least 10 years old in the Midwest. As for TV use, my parents (downstate IL) refer to the remote control device as the zapper. Orin Hargraves