What words do you think are the most beautiful sounding?
Examples… Solstice, Sienna, Vanilla
Not sure of the source, but I heard that results from a study with non-english speaking participants concluded that diarrhoea was the most pleasant sounding word of a long list of words. It is pretty nice to say, the burst of the consonant D followed by a bunch of runny softness. Guess you could say it sure flows with the meaning.
They have pretty cool meanings too.
According to philosophers Merleau-Ponty, speaking is a way of singing to the world. I wholeheartedly agree.
Also check out this talk: http://www.ted.com/talks/julian_treasure_how_to_speak_so_that_people_want_to_listen
I find every aspect of this word delightful. Imagine it spoken by The Good Witch in Lord of The Rings.
” Froto, I do believe you just met serendipity!!! Best be good to her, mind you; for only her affect and her memory truly lasts forever. The rest is what we make of it”
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