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jmjarmstrong commented on the word fons et origo
JM wants to know the source and origin of 'fons et origo'
February 16, 2009
chained_bear commented on the word fons et origo
"It was you who recommended that she come to me as a servant, was it not, Mr. Wood? You who are the fons et origo of my troubles with her?"—Iain Pears, An Instance of the Fingerpost (New York: Riverhead Books, 1998), 596
October 16, 2008
whichbe commented on the word fons et origo
'Source and origin'. (From Luciferous Logolepsy)
June 9, 2008