April 11, 2011

Word of the Day: Calligraphy

Calligraphy \kuh-LIG-ruh-fee\ noun

1. The art of writing beautifully.
Origin: The word calligraphy literally means beautiful writing, it is derived from the Greek word kalla meaning "beautiful" and graphia "writing.".  Before the invention of the printing press some 500 years ago, it was the way books were made.

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