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A.Word.A.Day--notaphily

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notaphily (noh-TAF-uh-lee) noun

The collecting of paper currency as a hobby.

[From Latin nota (note) + Greek -phily (love).]

"A sister branch of numismatics is notaphily viz. the collection and study of paper currency."
S. Suresh; Heritage in Coins; The Hindu (Chennai, India); Aug 15, 2002.

This week's theme: words about collecting and study of things.

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Courtship to marriage, as a very witty prologue to a very dull play. -William Congreve, dramatist (1670-1729)

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