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today's wwftd is... paroemiographer

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  • wwftd master
    the worthless word for the day is: paroemiographer [L. paroemiographus] (also paramiographer) /Par a mi OG ra pher/ a writer or collector of proverbs The
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 4, 2006
      the worthless word for the day is: paroemiographer

      [L. paroemiographus] (also paramiographer)
      /Par a mi OG ra pher/
      a writer or collector of proverbs

      "The closest parallel outside of Egypt is furnished
      by the paroemiographer Zenobius."
      - Trans. Amer. Philol. Assoc. (2000)

      "You will recall that the interview is to take the
      form of a short talk by.. Rochegrosse-Bergson from
      the Sorbonne -- the distinguished anthropologist,
      antistructuralist, mythologist and paroemiographer."
      - Penelope Fitzgerald, The Golden Child (1999)

      this week: collector words

      -tsuwm
      http://home.mn.rr.com/wwftd/
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