journal and dairy

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goodnews
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journal and dairy

Postby goodnews » Mon Oct 19, 2009 2:18 am

Are there any difference between "journal" and "dairy"

thanks

hermit
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Re: journal and dairy

Postby hermit » Tue Oct 20, 2009 3:37 pm

hi goodnews - the two words can be synonymous, both involve daily data entry of
some sort.

a "diary" is for personal experiences, usually of a private nature.

a "journal" can be the same; also, it can contain data for research or some similar
purpose, often for later publication.

hermit


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