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Biomedicine in museums

Artifact or artefact?

By December 5, 2008No Comments

When writing about museum objects in English, I have always used the word ‘artefact’. But now I’ve discovered that this is ‘Commonwealth English’ (online dictionary); it is also much less common on Google than ‘artifact’. I guess I will have to bow to blog visibility and spell it ‘artifact’ from now on. Don’t tell me we aren’t slaves under visibility 🙂 

Thomas Söderqvist

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