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.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Not easily satisfied
"[L]awyers, sharks, and leeches, are not easily satisfied, you know!"
Charles Dickens, David Copperfield (1850), ch. 52 (Uriah Heep speaking)