When Willy Brandt pressed that button, what was about to take place had already happened.
The knob the German chancellor pushed to turn on color TV was, of course, not connected to anything. The true color switch got flipped a hair — but noticeably — early.
The TV stations, it seems, explained the mismatch thus: the button was super-sensitive.
Now, does your Windows Live Hotmail seem overly sensitive and eager, too, presenting choices for address completion that you did not anticipate and do not want? There's a checkmark for that:
›› Don't like Windows Live Hotmail suggesting obscure names and addresses when you start filling in an email's "To:" line? Here's how to set up Windows Live Hotmail so that it auto-completes only people from your address book, not all people witch whom you've exchanged emails in the past.