Word of the Day: Anachronism

a-nach-ro-nism / əˈnakrəˌnizəm   noun   1. an error in chronologically placing a person, object, event, etc., with regards to historical accuracy Reality is partial to symmetry and slight anachronisms. Jorge Luis Borges, 1899-1986   2. a person or thing not in its correct historical or chronological time, having been erroneously placed there Independent self-reliant people would be a counterproductive anachronism in the collective society of the future where people will be defined by their associations. John Dewey, 1859-1952