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.
Friday, July 24, 2015
Yes, cats do that!
A cat sprang up upon the bench, stretched herself, tucked in her hind legs under her and coiled her tail tightly round them as though to prevent them from accidentally working loose.
Dorothy L. Sayers, Unnatural Death (1927) (Kindle ed. 2014)