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Beautiful Words

7 Beautiful Words With No Direct English Translation (IMAGES)

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 09.17.2014 | Books

You know that feeling you get when surrounded by close friends or family -- perhaps gathered around a fireplace after a meal, or chatting on the couch...

The 5 Most Beautiful Words In The English Language

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 04.21.2014 | Books

Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder--or the ear of the listener--but when it comes to discerning the most beautiful words in the English language...

9 Most Beautiful Words

Phil Cousineau | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Phil Cousineau

I have also come to love what the linguist Charles Mackay described as the "lost beauties," of our mother tongue, archaic words worthy of revival, such as oubliette, a forgotten place, hwyl, a sudden outburst of eloquence, or skirl, to shriek like a bagpipe.

Most Beautiful Words In The English Language

Posted 10.09.2011 | Books

In his essay "English and Welsh," J.R.R. Tolkien claimed that "cellar door" was the most beautiful word, as its sound is simply and intrinsically ple...

What’s The Most Beautiful Word In The English Language?

GalleyCat | Jason Boog on July 8, 2011 9:23 AM | Posted 09.07.2011 | Books

What's the most beautiful word in the English language? This GalleyCat editor votes for the word "lovely."...

Sam Stein

McCain's New Ad: "Beautiful" Words Won't Improve Your Life | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The McCain campaign is out with a new, minute long TV ad that is at once biographical and a not-too-subtle jab at Barack Obama. Starting with his mil...