Word and Phrase Origins

Who coined the phrase repetition is the father of learning?

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2015-08-14 06:13:25

Actually, some versions say "repetition is the mother of

learning"-- one of the oldest comes from the ancient Latin:

Repetitio est mater studiorum. This translates as

"Repetition is the mother of studies." But in modern times,

there are a number of versions that use the father, rather than the

mother, such as in a song by Lil Wayne, in which he says

"repetition is the father of learning."

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