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, March 4, 2017
I can tell you through hard won personal experience...it takes time to find the person who understands the way your hair moves and makes it look good, and that person is very very rarely your wife and almost never an attachment to a vacuum cleaner.