Tuesday’s word:

Quill-driver – a clerk, scribe or hackney writer.

This word prompts some pretty accurate imagery. I imagine someone hunch shouldered jamming the tip of an old school feather quill into parchment and writing feverishly. Or, more contemporarily someone surrounded by Mt. Dew Code Red bottles & clat clat clattering their keyboard until they’ve produced the self published title of the century.


Published in: on April 6, 2011 at 7:14 am  Comments (4)  

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  1. Writers write.

    • Hence I am not a writer…yet.

      I’m glad to see you on here – I hope you like the blog!

  2. I would have expected you to take that one in another direction entirely…

  3. I went there…in my head!

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