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
Sunday, June 1, 2014
Good teachers make it possible for people to change their positions without shame.
-Rosaria Champagne Butterfield, The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert, 14.