Andy

November 5, 2013

Commonplace book – Wikipedia- the free encyclopedia

Why have I never known about commonplace books until now? Perfect blogging metaphor.

Commonplace book – Wikipedia- the free encyclopedia

Commonplace books (or commonplaces) were a way to compile knowledge- usually by writing information into books. Such books were essentially scrapbooks filled with items of every kind: medical recipes- quotes- letters- poems- tables of weights and measures- proverbs- prayers- legal formulas. Commonpl…