Commonplace-book. Formerly Book of common places. 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. First usage recorded: 1578. - OED
Saturday, May 31, 2014
Because It's There
A solitary rock is always attractive. All right-minded people feel an overwhelming desire to scale and sit upon it.