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14 February 2012 @ 07:07 pm
Word of the Day - vade mecum  
vade mecum  \vay-dee-MEE-kum\  noun
1 : a book for ready reference : manual
2 : something regularly carried about by a person
3: (eithni) my dorkPhone :)

Did you know?
"Vade mecum" is Latin for "go with me" (it derives from the Latin verb "vadere," meaning "to go"). In English, "vade mecum" has been used (since at least 1629) of manuals or guidebooks sufficiently compact to be carried in a deep pocket. But from the beginning, it has also been used for such constant companions as gold, medications, and memorized gems of wisdom.
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Albredaalbreda on February 15th, 2012 01:24 am (UTC)
Very cool. I love these posts! :)
gwyndlyngwyndlyn on February 15th, 2012 02:39 pm (UTC)
I believe my phone finally has a name!
JinglyMushroomjinglymushroom on February 17th, 2012 12:16 am (UTC)