Friday, June 29, 2007


Commonplace-book. Formerly Book of common places. orig. A book in which 'commonplaces' or passages important for reference were collected, usually under general heads; hence, a book in which one records passages or matters to be especially remembered or referred to, with or without arrangement. First usage recorded: 1578. - OED
Hence, the collection Beth writes here is interesting. Her recent posts include these titles:
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1 comment:

Dwayne Melancon said...

Great - thanks for making me aware of this, and keep it up!