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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: The systematic description of diseases.
From Greek noso- (disease) + -graphy (writing). Earliest documented use: 1654.
“The author’s predilection for clinical notation accentuates the case history aspect of the novel: At the thought of an impending visit to her father, Lisa ‘felt a burning in her bladder and an uneasiness in her stomach. Her kidneys constricted at the base of her back.’ This nosography intrudes rather unpleasantly on the ordinary stream-of-consciousness-plus-recollection style of narrative technique.”
Sally Poivoir; The Abuse of Little Lisa; Houston Chronicle (Texas); Sep 9, 1990.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:I see too plainly custom forms us all. Our thoughts, our morals, our most fixed belief, are consequences of our place of birth. -Aaron Hill, dramatist and writer (10 Feb 1685-1750)
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