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.
Sunday, May 17, 2015
"Trials are boring,
and long trials are excruciatingly boring."
-- Alex Beam, Greed on Trial, in Legal Ethics Stories 285, 296 (Deborah L. Rhode & David J.
Luban eds. 2006).