Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

(noun) historically, a high government bureaucrat of the Chinese Empire OR a pedantic or elitist bureaucrat OR senior person of influence in academia or literary circles / (adj) deliberately superior or complex; esoteric, highbrow, obscurantist

the fiercely mandarin Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes

I knew it had something to do with Chinese bureaucrats but wasn't sure of the adjectival meaning

—p.18 The Cleric of Treason (13) by George Steiner
6 years, 11 months ago