Thursday, February 25, 2010
English language word of the week: Amanuensis
Main Entry: aman·u·en·sis
Inflected Form(s): plural aman·u·en·ses \-(ˌ)sēz\
Etymology: Latin, from (servus) a manu slave with secretarial duties
: one employed to write from dictation or to copy what another has written.
Pat Hackett acted as amanuensis to Andy Warhol. This is how the AW Diaries and Popism were written.
Posted by Aitch at 5:57 PM