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This week's theme: words that are homophones of everyday words.
annalist (AN-uh-list) noun
A historian, especially a chronicler of yearly events.
[From Latin libri annales (yearly books), from annus (year). Ultimately from the Indo-European root at- (to go) that is also the source of annual, annals, annuity, and anniversary.]
-Anu Garg (garg wordsmith.org)
"The annalist Ennius mentioned that the Carthaginians habitually offered their infants to their gods." Jose S. Arcilla S.J.; Roots; BusinessWorld (Manila, Philippines); Mar 6, 2006.
It is an ironic habit of human beings to run faster when we have lost our way. -Rollo May, psychologist (1909-1994)