typomania

craze for printing one’s lucubrations

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • typomania — /tī pō or tī pə māˈni ə/ noun 1. An irrational desire to have one s work published 2. A craze for searching the Old Testament for portents of the New Testament ORIGIN: Gr typos type, and ↑mania …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Hans Hergot — Flugschrift, Leipzig 1527 Hans Hergot, auch Johannes Herrgott (* möglicherweise in Nürnberg; † 20. Mai 1527 in Leipzig) war ein Buchdrucker und reisender Buchhändler ( Buchführer ) aus Nürnberg. Inhaltsv …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hergot — Hans Hergot (auch Johannes Herrgott, † 20. Mai 1527 in Leipzig) war ein Buchdrucker und reisender Buchhändler ( Buchführer ) aus Nürnberg. In seiner Werkstatt wurden u. a. Notendrucke, Texte reformatorischer Autoren, die deutsche Übersetzung des… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • typomaniac — noun A person who is obsessed with typography, or more generally with the business of printing and publishing See Also: typomania, bibliomaniac …   Wiktionary

  • Manias and Obsessions — Sometimes, when I look over what I ve created in the Phrontistery, I start to think I m more than a bit crazy, and must be suffering from verbomania. Still, I probably don t officially have any of the 142 manias or obsessions listed below. Some… …   Phrontistery dictionary

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