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The Week contest: Multitasking - Sept. 18, 2009

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Results: We asked you to come up with the next word for a multitasking activity (or two, or three) and you tweeted/texted/emailed the following: FIRST PRIZE: Teleshirking, for doing anything other than working from home while working from home.Barbara Bates, Catonsville, MD SECOND PRIZE: E-ting, for eating while emailing.Richard Archer, Danville, CA   THIRD PRIZE: Brakefasting, for driving while eating cereal Marcia Murphy, Burlington, MA

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

Surfing the web while driving: SurfivingCharles Baldwin, Darien, CT   Driving while phoning: DroningMarianne James, Ann Arbor, MI (and others)

Shlogging: Showering while bloggingPaul DeAngelis, Columbia, MD Sweeting: Tweeting while eating candyLorri King, Cottonwood, AZ

Surfing the web while munching: Smurfing.Shlomo Elpas, Los Angeles Toilecommuting: Working on a project while in the bathroom.Karl Elam, Mesa, AZ

P-mail: E-mailing from the bathroom.Chris Haddox, Washington, MO (and others)

Wee-Mail: You get the idea.Katy Rogan, Livermore, CA

Hysteriotyping: Composing an email while loudly complaining about the recipientChristian Toth, Sunnyside, NY

Glenbexting: Composing an email while loudly complaining about Glen BeckDoug Rued, Tucson, AZ

Meet & Tweet: Twittering during company meetings.Nancy House, Nashville, TN Texmexting: Eating tacos while textingM. Elke Johnston, Tampa, FL Subtexting: Texting while riding mass transit Julia McGill, Keswick, VA Stalking: Steering while talking on a cell phone Holly Carrol, Arlington, MA

Crashing: Driving while textingHarvey Leviton, Minneapolis

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