Context, you ask? Beaudoin was comparing dishwater to IP convergence, and explaining how that's not always a good thing. "You wash your hands with soap and water, you wash dishes with soap and water... but you don't want to wash everything in the dishwasher," he points out. Including his butt.
Yes, Scott, thanks, that puts IP convergence in a whole new light!
— R. Scott Raynovich, US Editor, Light Reading