Pocket = mobile device version

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Sat Oct 11 22:40:14 UTC 2014

Though I think this has been around for a while, I just became fully aware of pocket meaning mobile device version in the last week or so.

Minecraft has a PE (Pocket Edition) edition (yes, pocket edition edition) and there is a “Pocket Rice” app evidently connected to the FreeRice.org <http://freerice.org/> website.

Wiktionary has “smaller or more compact than usual” which fits though it’s not very helpful. Oxford Dictionary has only "Of a suitable size for carrying in a pocket.”

Benjamin Barrett
Formerly of Seattle, WA

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