Thursday, November 12, 2009


Canticle: A canticle is a little song or verse. Canticle shares its etymology with accent, chant and another Dante word: canto. Decant and cantilever share a independent, but also Latinate, etymology.
The Araf? Hamistagan? The place to which Dante devoted the canticle immediately following his legendary Inferno?
A Word for Today: The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown

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