29 June 2013

Yearbook

/ˈyi(ə)rˌbo͝ok

An annual publication giving current information and listing events or aspects of the previous year. It’s a term that is also used specifically for commemorative annual books published by schools with photographs of students in that cohort.

The Oliver Wendell Holmes year book [Front cover]

Image The Oliver Wendell Holmes year book [Front cover]. by Boston Public Library CC licence. Some rights reserved.

According to Wikipedia’s disambiguation page Yearbook may also refer to:

When I think of yearbooks I remember the annual supplements to WorldBook encyclopedia from the school library.

Check out Sea Photo’s 1986 World Book Encyclopedia on FlickR.