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quotations #3938
07/05/00 10:52 AM
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Many years ago I collected a word which meant "one who collects quotations" (and since I do it went into one of my notebooks). I recall it as something like "pariomiographer" but know I haven't got it right. Does anyone know the correct term? Thanks!


Re: quotations #3939
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A paroemia /puh REE mee uh/ is a proverb, an adage, a saying. By extension, a paroemiographer is a writer of such and a paroemiologist studies (collects?) them.


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..."Sumer is ACUMEN in"...sort of! Welcome!

I KNEW Tsuwm would know the answer to that! Anu is one of those, too, he says on his home page.



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