Thursday, February 9, 2012

From the Oxford English Dictionary:
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.
This is my 21st century Book of Common Places ... a place for my genealogy research ... a Research Log ... a blog.

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