Saturday, June 25, 2005 of the Day: philomath of the Day: philomath: "Word of the Day for Saturday June 25, 2005
philomath \FIL-uh-math\, noun:
A lover of learning; a scholar.

It is precisely for the philomaths that universities ought to cater.
--Aldous Huxley, Proper Studies

'It's nothing to laugh about,' he says. 'Strange things happen in this country -- things that philosophers and other philomaths had never dreamed of.'
--Tomek Tryzna, Miss Nobody"

"Gee, I hope my students this coming school year are the philomaths that our public schools ought to cater."
--John Blake, Teacher

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