Wednesday, June 17, 2009
From Aestivate ("to summer") to Wherewithal ("means"), alphaDicitonary shares their 100 Most Beautiful Words in English.
Unfortunately they don't share their criterion for choosing those words; fortunately, it's not too difficult to see the beauty in many of them.
Who could resist the allure of ailurophile?
Ailurophile • Noun
An ailurophile is a cat-lover, a fancier of cats—nothing more, pure and simple.
HT to Tyler Cowen