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A Mention of "100 Most Beautiful Words"

Postby Dr. Goodword » Thu Mar 13, 2014 11:59 am

Sweet Talk Ignore the video, unless you hate German. (Mark Twain wrote a much funnier parody.)
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Re: A Mention of "100 Most Beautiful Words"

Postby Slava » Thu Mar 13, 2014 12:32 pm

It does not appear that Sweet Talk much agreed with your choices. Then again, who agrees with anyone over what is beautiful or not? In "A Fish Called Wanda," Jamie Lee Curtis' character loved Russian. My father, who taught German, thought Monongahela the most beautiful word. The people of almost any language, except perhaps English, will generally say their language is the best. It's all subjective.

I wonder how Mark Twain would have gotten along with Finnish, which I gather has 16 cases.
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Re: A Mention of "100 Most Beautiful Words"

Postby Perry Lassiter » Fri Mar 14, 2014 7:38 pm

16 cases? Samsonite could buy it!

Spanish as in Castille or Cuba is the most beautiful.
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