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Posted by ESC on March 04, 2000

In Reply to: Dishmop posted by sue on March 04, 2000

: What is the origin of the term dishmop......I have heard it used, but only in reference to cleaning floors, certainly not dishes?

There's a device, usually with a spongy "top," that is used to scrub dishes. It looks like a little mop.