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  • n. Plural form of Filofax.


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  • The women wore big shoulder pads and carried fat Filofaxes; the men sported dark Armani suits.

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  • She entered the room like an Amazon general, an entourage of female soldiers spreading out before her with Filofaxes and bottles of mineral water.


  • Unfortunately, I personally think we'd have a better chance with eugenics - as, while eugenics is fairly unfashionable politically, the safeguards I referred to are about a billion times less fashionable than The Bay City Rollers, kipper ties and Filofaxes.

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  • Still, it's a great transition gadget for technophobes ready to ditch their Filofaxes.


  • But suddenly all I can think of is how stupid the women on Oprah sound, with their stuffed Filofaxes and crammed closets.

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  • Clearly our hosts did not want to have a bunch of media trendies rampaging round their island frightening the birds with their video cameras and Filofaxes, and they were only slightly mollified by the fact that all we had was one tiny Walkman tape recorder, and that we were being very meek and wellbehaved and trying not to order gin and tonics the whole time.

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  • Don't get me wrong, there are phones everywhere, although they seem to be attached to notebooks, moleskins, Franklin day planners and Filofaxes (so I feel right at home), but the mega phone that changes the world 'that everyone has' is, well, suddenly back down to the same ratio as its market percentage implies.

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  • But we are always looking for the next gizmo or system that promises to make it easier, from Filofaxes to iPhones, from Stephen Covey's / Columnists / Philip Delves Broughton - Simplicity and the storm before the calm

  • Still, some feel conflicted about going the old-fashioned route in our fast-paced, tech-savvy society, says Joy Jones, a buyer for Laywine's, a Toronto boutique that offers the largest selection of Filofaxes in Canada.

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  • A new generation of smaller, lighter multi-purpose gadgets such as the iPhone and BlackBerry have replaced heavy laptops, old-fashioned mobile phones and Filofaxes, research from Debenhams claimed.

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