|About Us | What's New | Search | Site Map | Contact Us|
You are not logged in. [Log In] Wordsmith.org Forums Weekly Themes Avocation Register Forums Calendar Active Threads Search Forum Help
#201011 - 07/06/11 01:46 PM Avocation Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 1 Uburoi
Joined: Jul 2011
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] Joined: Jun 2008
Posts: 9,120 LukeJavan8
Joined: Jun 2008
Land of the Flat Water
Anything for a discussion.
----please, draw me a sheep----
#201016 - 07/06/11 04:27 PM Re: Avocation [Re: LukeJavan8] Joined: Aug 2002
Posts: 2,154 Zed
Joined: Aug 2002
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.
Last edited by Zed; 07/06/11 04:29 PM.
Moderated by Jackie
Forum Statistics Forums16Topics13,881Posts224,661Members9,048 Most Online3,341
Dec 9th, 2011
Newest Members Sammy87, Bentron2000, Santanu, DavidOrigami, RichEngle
9048 Registered Users
Who's Online Now 1 registered members (wofahulicodoc), 69 guests, and 2 spiders. Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Top Posters(30 Days) A C Bowden 25LukeJavan8 10SantaFeR 1
Top Posters(All Time) wwh 13,858Faldage 13,803Jackie 11,613tsuwm 10,538LukeJavan8 9,120wofahulicodoc 7,883Buffalo Shrdlu 7,210AnnaStrophic 6,511Wordwind 6,296of troy 5,400
Forum Rules · Mark All Read Contact Us · Wordsmith.org · Top