Saturday, April 12, 2008

Fetish

Some one in this house has a Printer Fetish: 

(shhh. I think its the wife...)
Function:
noun
Etymology:
French & Portuguese; French fétiche, from Portuguese feitiço, from feitiço artificial, false, from Latin facticius factitious
Date:
1613
1 a: an object (as a small stone carving of an animal) believed to have magical power to protect or aid its owner; broadly : a material object regarded with superstitious or extravagant trust or reverence b: an object of irrational reverence or obsessive devotion ...


1 comment:

monika said...

Hmph - I have a practical interest in being able to communicate with the outside world, as well as take care of business and financial concerns, unlike certain bloggers...
This interest in current society involves the ability to print and fax documents.
Enough said.
I only have a horse fetish.
:)
the wife