Word of the day…

We interrupt this generally-more-sophisticated-than-that blog to bring you the analysis of a word, a word so beautiful in its simplicity… an adjective of vaguely French and Dutch origin, with a definition that bends to the will of those who wield this most potent word.  It evokes such depth of meaning, such incredible boundless feeling that it is hard to believe it is only contained in six little letters.  The root does not stop there, oh no, it goes on to become a noun and a verb and a whole little world revolves around its monosyllabic perfection.  If only all words could hold such meaning…

So without further ado, I present to you my adjective (or does it transcend such a dull classification?) of the day:


Let its praises be heard across the land!

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