Book Quote of the Day (my World Book Night special!)

Posted: April 23, 2013 in Book Quotes
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“Beech, buche or bok, as it was called in Old High German, was the standard material for writing on. Even when wood was finally overtaken by the new-fangled invention of parchment, the Germans kept the name, and so did the English. Bok became boc became book.”

The Etymologicon, by Mark Forsyth

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