commonplace book. n. Formerly Book of common places (see commonplace n. 3). 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.
OED Online. Oxford University Press, March 2015. Web. 5 April 2015.
commonplace blog. n A commonplace book in a blog.
Monday, April 20, 2015
The sermon and the prayers were nothing that couldn’t have been said of any human being who had been born and died.
Laura Furman, “Plum Creek,” American Scholar, Spring 2007, at 104, 107 (fiction).