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Advertising Button, Reference Software International, Grammatik III

Advertising Button, Reference Software International, Grammatik III

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Description
This square button was designed to be worn as diamond-shaped. It has a yellow border and a white center with grey horizontal lines. It has a large gray "III" in the background with red text written with pronunciation markings running across it that reads: "Gram.mat'.ik." Below the text is a yellow oval banner with black text that reads: "Nitpicking Corps." A mark in black ink on the reverse reads: "BCS 6/28/89."
Aspen Software Co. of Tijeras, New Mexico was the original distributor of Grammatik in 1981. Aspen Software was acquired by Wang Electronic Publishing in 1983, then Reference Software International in 1985, and was eventually acquired by the WordPerfect Corporation who incorporated Grammatik into their word processing version 6.0.
References: [last accessed 2019-08-06]
"InfoWorld," August 23, 1982, p. 43. (company advertisement.)
"The ABCA Bulletin," September 1984, p. 22.
"PC Magazine," February 14, 1989, p.38. (product comparison - Grammatik III and RightWriter version 3.0.)
InfoWorld Oct. 28, 1991, p.64-76. (product comparison review of six grammar checking programs.)
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
button, advertising
date made
c 1989
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 in x 3 in x 3/16 in; 7.62 cm x 7.62 cm x.4572 cm
ID Number
2009.3071.601
catalog number
2009.3071.601
nonaccession number
2009.3071
Credit Line
David DeJean
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National Museum of American History
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