David Colburn colburn at PEOPLEPC.COM
Fri Apr 25 16:43:03 UTC 2003

>.  This brings up
> the possibility that the joystick was invented and named in France,
> suggesting that "joystick" has nothing to do with "joy" but rather might
> an Anglicization of a French word, perhaps "joie" meaning "game".
No -- "joie" does mean "joy." "Jeu" means "game."

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