Word Up

Wonderful words! Just because we have more opportunities to exchange ideas, doesn’t necessarily lead to a richer experience. Texting is purely utilitarian, and so many devalue English and its many respectful examples of apprehending words from other languages into the melting pot that is English. Comments following news articles are being phased out, because trolls with nothing to add just spew hate speech lacking even basic punctuation and spelling. We are losing rich expression of ourselves and understanding of others when we fail to use and comprehend really good words. I love words, and am pleased to find someone else who does.

(n.) the experiences, positive or negative, that we feel most deeply, and through which we truly live; not mere experiences, but Experiences.

English from Latin
(adj.) describing an experience that makes you fearful yet fascinated, awed yet attracted; the powerful, personal feeling of being overwhelmed and inspired.

(n.) a healthy state of mind, characterized by self-control, moderation, and a deep awareness of one’s true self, resulting in true happiness.

English from Middle English
(n.) a woman who emphasizes a life of passion, expressed through personal style, leisurely pastimes, charm, and cultivation of life’s pleasures.

(n.) a wild, reckless young person
(v.) to be wild and reckless
(adj.) wild and reckless

(n.) lit. “cloud-walker”; one who lives in the clouds of their own imagination or dreams, or one who does not obey the conventions of society, literature, or art.

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