Need to research. My current understanding is that it was a type of journal kept by people to record passages (Excerpts) from other people's works, sort of a personal reading history. Plus other personal thoughts (notebook).
I've heard this referred to as daybook (or if we like, Day Book). I named mine FavoriteQuotations just to be clear. --JohnAbbe
Zwiki Commonplace skin --DeanGoodmanson, 2003/06/18 21:51 GMT... Also see http://www.commonplacebook.org for a fancy CSS & ZPT Zwiki skin.
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