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#201011 - 07/06/11 09:46 AM Avocation
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 12:03 PM Re: Avocation [Re: Uburoi]
Loc: Land of the Flat Water
Anything for a discussion.
----please, draw me a sheep----
#201016 - 07/06/11 12:27 PM Re: Avocation [Re: LukeJavan8]
Loc: 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.
Edited by Zed (07/06/11 12:29 PM)
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