And maybe callipygian too!
Definition of pulchritude
I can't believe what I am learning here. RE: Pulchritude Have to say it many enough times to make it 'your own' yes I watch American Idol and than say it, not right away But then, I've known it's meaning so long I no longer remember when I learned it. I rarely hear the word used any more, except in situations where someone is using it for the purposes of deliberate alliteration, such as describing a woman as: "Penelope, that perfect paragon of pulchritude" I guess it's also possible to use the word to win a bet. Want the best answers? RE: Pulchritude Here is just one of those words that was fairly common years ago and is rarely used anymore in conversation.
It is still common in literature when describing a beautiful woman.
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I wonder why so many interesting words like pulchritude disappear to be replaced with words like hottie and phat. Pulchritude is some much more elegant in my opinion. RE: Pulchritude One of the many dopey things I am fond of saying is, "I was befuddled by your beauty.
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Tonight I tried, "I was made vertiginous by your pulchritude. RE: Pulchritude blutekhnd Have you noticed that when an 'interesting' word is replaced with another it is usually a case of a multisyllabic word being replaced by a monosyllabic word? Whether this is related to a general dumbing down in education or a desire to live more speedily than in the past - I don't know. It is probably a learned behavior rather than a sign of brain dysfunction - I knew some otherwise unremarkable children who would delight in remembering words such as pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis for no apparent reason other than that they could.
When I was in grade school, we always had a weekly vocabulary list that we had to learn to spell and the definition of the word. My niece and nephews have never had a vocabulary list.
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In their early years, they have had spelling, but that's just your basic garden variety cat, dog, cow type of words. So the students are never exposed to cool sounding words. At least not until they have to prepare for their college entrance exams. Then they need to buy study guides and attend special prep courses because their school failed to prepare them.
I get tired of all the plays on words like "cut" and "snip" Chip H. Salon de Pulchritude Coiffure? James P. Cottingham I'm number 1,! I'm number 1,! RE: Pulchritude Yeah, receptionist in this parlor will have to be paid double for saying 'Salon de Pulchritude Coiffure, how can I help you?
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pulchritude - Portuguese translation – Linguee
I was walking through town one day when I was approached by a man who made me a bet. He said, "Give me a letter in the alphabet and I'll come up with a word - if you know what it means then I'll buy you a drink - if you don't then maybe you can give me some spare change. Can't imagine using it but am happy my vocabulary has improved! I knew that word! Just keep in mind that pulchritude is, at least in U. Judging was based on "beauty, form, grace, and personal charm.
Thirty-nine women entered the contest in , with most coming from Texas and its surrounding states. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Galveston Daily News. Retrieved 25 January Archived from the original on 4 January International Pageant of Pulchritude. Categories : International Pageant of Pulchritude in Texas beauty pageants. Hidden categories: No local image but image on Wikidata. Namespaces Article Talk.
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