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.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Oh, we do love to talk about our dogs
But when it comes to dogs, especially their own dogs, even laconic dog people turn voluble.
Susan Conant, The Wicked Flea (New York: Berkley Prime Crime, 2002), p. 35