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     PICK(1)                                                   PICK(1)

          pick - pick arguments

          pick [ - | arg ... ]

          Pick writes each argument to the standard error and reads a
          reply.  If the reply is y, the argument is echoed to the
          standard output; if the reply is q, pick exits without read-
          ing any more arguments; there is no output for any other
          response.  If the first argument to pick is a - the selec-
          tion is for each line of the standard input, rather than

          Pick is useful for interactive selection of argument lists,
          as in
               wc `pick *.[ch]`