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javascript on focus auto text

I have the following java-script codes and it is working fine.

When it load, it will show text in the textbox.
When it focus, it will show nothing in the textbox.
However, when it is not focus, i still want to see the text in the textbox.
Is it possible?

function clearDefault(el) {
    if (el.defaultValue == el.value) el.value = ""
}

<input class="search_box_bg" type="text"
name="TxtOriginCity" id="TxtOriginCity"
ONFOCUS="clearDefault(this)" value="Enter an origin city name">
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Webboy2008
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Webboy2008
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hieloCommented:
>>Is it possible?
For 500pts, the correct answer is: Yes!

:)

<script type="text/javascript">

function clearDefault(el) {
    if (el.defaultValue == el.value) el.value = "";
	else if(el.value=='')el.value=el.defaultValue;
}
</script>

<input class="search_box_bg" type="text" 
name="TxtOriginCity" id="TxtOriginCity" 
ONFOCUS="clearDefault(this)" value="Enter an origin city name"
ONBLUR="clearDefault(this)">

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Gurvinder Pal SinghCommented:
why don't you use the placeholder attribute of html5?
http://www.w3schools.com/html5/att_input_placeholder.asp

which browser are you working on?
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