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Friday, January 04, 2008

What is a Neophyte?

This seems to be a popular question among school kids and extension office workers.

Merriam-Websters definition of the word is;

Middle English, from Late Latin neophytus, from Greek neophytos, from neophytos newly planted, newly converted, from ne- + phyein to bring forth —
14th century
And that is what I am. I am new to this Homesteading thing. Over the years there have been somethings that I have figured out and conquered, in a way. But there are many other things that I have to learn. I doubt I will ever stop learning . Or making mistakes.

1 comment:

The Fool said...

Well, if having something to learn, and the ability to make mistakes is all that is needed for credentials, then move over, Phelan, I guess I'm a neophyte, too. A neophyte at life.

It's a great word.

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