March 5, 2010

Word of the Week

I came across this weeks word in this L.A. Times magazine blog article. And while we are discussing "Black Hagiography Month" lets prepare for Irish-American History Month and Women's History Month. Both are in March.

hag·i·og·ra·phy   [hag-ee-og-ruh-fee, hey-jee-]


the writing and critical study of the lives of the saints; hagiology.

1805–15; hagio- + -graphy

—Related forms
hag·i·o·graph·ic  [hag-ee-uh-graf-ik, hey-jee-] Show IPA, hag·i·o·graph·i·cal, adjective

hagiography. Unabridged. Random House, Inc.

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