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The hats I wear at work include: accessibility consultant; information architect; software developer (of the agile/XP/TDD breed - mostly in Perl); usability consultant; web site designer. I'm very dull:-) . [technorati.com]

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Saturday September 03, 2005
09:08 PM

My new favourite word: fomites

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A.Word.A.Day supplied this wonderful word recently.

fomites (FOM-i-teez) plural noun
Any inanimate object, such as a book, money, carpet, etc. that can transmit germs from one person to another.

A term ripe for application to flash drives, iPods, etc.

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