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"Poised between intransigent scepticism and uncritical credulity, it [science fiction] is par excellence the literature of the open mind."
- John Brunner

Plasto-Textile  
  A fabric that cannot be stained.  

A man in glaring blue and yellow uniform, shining and new in unstainable plasto-textile, reached for his two bags.

"Direct to the Luxor," he said.

From Foundation, by Isaac Asimov.
Published by Doubleday in 1951
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