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Personally, I think a better idea would be to use a tooltip script. This simplifies your HTML markup and separates layout from function:


Hover on a term in a pink box for its definition.

Term One.

Another Term

​Code for the head of your document

Here is a basic demo of the code above. You would need to download the tooltip script and save the files to your site as well.

If you prefer a different tooltip script, there are a ton to choose from… the script shown above to initialize the tooltip will be slightly different.