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 n.— «I think bloggers are going to become contract writers, “gisters” (I got this term from Dan Brown’s novel Digital Fortress) who condense and summarize news for companies, and a myriad of other publishing related activities.» —“Radient Marketing Group: Association of Professional Bloggers” by Tris Hussey View from the Isle by Larix Consulting (Salt Spring Island, B.C.) Dec. 9, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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