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  • n. A personal organizer comprising a calendar, address book, etc. in a compact wallet.

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  • In 1921, a London based company formed to market personal organization systems by mail order. In 1930 they registered the trademark "Filofax" for their organizer, a loose-leaf diary and notebook. The company's organizer became a status symbol and its name became a household term in the U.K.

    March 31, 2011