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#201011 - 07/06/11 01:46 PM Avocation  
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You're kidding, right? Both uses of avocation in your example show it to be something other than regular work, or vocation. Tut-tut!

#201015 - 07/06/11 04:03 PM Re: Avocation [Re: Uburoi]  
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#201016 - 07/06/11 04:27 PM Re: Avocation [Re: LukeJavan8]  
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Hi Uberoi
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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