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07/06/11 01:46 PM 07/06/11 01:46 PM
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Posts: 1 Uburoi OP
You're kidding, right? Both uses of avocation in your example show it to be something other than regular work, or vocation. Tut-tut!
Re: Avocation [Re: Uburoi] #201015
07/06/11 04:03 PM 07/06/11 04:03 PM
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Land of the Flat Water LukeJavan8
Land of the Flat Water
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Re: Avocation [Re: LukeJavan8] #201016
07/06/11 04:27 PM 07/06/11 04:27 PM
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British Columbia, Canada Zed
British Columbia, Canada
This quote is talking about Ms. Sullivan's main job not her hobby. You could switch to the word vocation without changing the meaning.Quote:"For librarian Maureen Sullivan, the world of libraries is much more than an avocation."
James Craven; Groups to Honor Librarian; The Bulletin (Norwich, Connecticut); Jun 20, 2011.
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