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.
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Privilege to be free to read
The library system here comes to me once a month with twenty books and I gobble them all down. It is a wonderful privilege to be free to read as much as I want.
Betty Mobley, letter to Mary Whisner, Oct. 20, 2002