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 24, 2015
“Democracy must be more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner.”
James Bovard, quoted on coffee cups at At Sara’s Table Chester Creek Café, Duluth