Friday, January 23, 2009

'Acme of cleanliness'

Book Mark
The Toothpick: Technology and Culture
Henry Petroski
( http://www.landmarkonthenet.com/)

Tool for the oldest human habit

Tucked in a corner of the dining hall, often along with mouth fresheners and tissue papers, is the humble toothpick, meekly waiting for its customers. But here is a whole book about it: The Toothpick: Technology and Culture by Henry Petroski.

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