"That's a great deal to make one word mean," Alice said in a thoughtful tone. "When I make a word do a lot of work like that," said Humpty Dumpty, "I always pay it extra."

Wednesday, 17 April 2013


   A colloquy (pronounced coll-ock-wee) is a formal conversation; a conference or a gathering for discussion of theological questions.

1 comment:

  1. In German, we call this a colloquium. Looks like one of the many cases where both our languages have borrowed the same term from Latin.