karmic_serenity (karmic_serenity) wrote in 1word1day,


philomath \FIL-uh-math\, noun:

A lover of learning; a scholar.  From Greek philos ("beloved," "loving," as in philosophy or philanthropy) + Greek manthanein, math- ("to learn," as in polymath).


It's nothing to laugh about, he says. "Strange things happen in this country -- things that philosophers and other philomaths had never dreamed of."

-- Tomek Tryzna, Miss Nobody


P.S. When I try and tag my entry I get the following.   I post from the LJ website at work and am not sure why this is happening. 

Error updating journal: Client error: Not allowed to add tags to entries in this journal 
Tags: greek, literature, noun, p

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