:) What is an autodidact?

Answer:  Autodidact (pronounced ô'tō-dī'dākt') is usually referred to someone who is self-taught.  The Greek for self-taught is autodidaktos, which is derived from didaktos (taught).


Sources:  The 365 amazing trivia facts calendar for 2007 and http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/autodidact



Comments (1)

  1. Dale Hawthorne says:

    Enjoying your blog . . . this entry reminded me of someone I know whose email signature includes ‘Autodidact, polymath and difficult person.’

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