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Thursday, March 25, 2010

Cellar Door

People who like words sometimes get into some strange discussions. One such discussion is which words are beautiful and which words are not. The New York Times had an interesting discussion a few weeks back about a particularly notorious "beautiful word", cellar door. Most of the under-40 set will remember this phrase from Donnie Darko, but apparently cellar door has a long history of breaking linguistic hearts.

You can read the article here.

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