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Word of the day: monomaniacal

Although HE Translations specialise in technical documents, inquisitive translators are always keen to expand their general and other specialist vocabulary. The latest word of the day is “monomaniacal”, spotted in an article at PoliticsHome.

OED entry for monomania

OED entry for monomania


The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has an interesting and constructive approach to CPD, which is no doubt also applicable to other professions.

On the main RIBA CPD page it says:

Doing CPD helps you in three key ways:

  • It reinforces your professionalism and competence
  • It offers you unique benefits
  • It helps you to take charge of your career and your business

It goes on to say:   Read more