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2009-05-09 12:27:57

Across the US, a number of state attorneys general have begun taking a closer look at a proposed deal between Google Inc and several author and publisher groups that would allow the Internet giant to digitize millions of books.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.