Date: Mon, 6 Jan 1997 13:19:31 -0500

From: Allan Metcalf AAllan[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]AOL.COM

Subject: WOTY 97: palmtop?

The hot air is scarce cooled from our choices of Words of the Year 1996, but

we might should begin collecting citations for 97. This is from the January 6

"Daily Report from Academe Today," that is, the Chronicle of Higher

Education, summarizing a story in this week's issue:

* "PALMTOPS": More medical schools are using small, hand-held

computers to give students access to scientific and medical

information as well as to data on patients. (Information

Technology section)