So tonight, Matt and I were having a conversation about "the most beautiful words in the English language". He told me that Tolkien once said that "cellar door" was the most beautiful phrase in the English language. If you want to know why, click here.
Now, I am not sure if I agree. But it probed a discussion of "favourite words". I found a site with some funny suggestions. I want to know what you guys think - favourite and least favourite words.**
Here are my cop-out answers, but I will think on it more:
From others (check out the links):
And ones we hate:
**It doesn't have to relate to the meaning at all. Tolkien just liked the sound, you can hate it because of the "noise" it makes or whatever. I know that mine are very meaning based. Sorry.
If you a keener and into this, check out these sites:
BBC's Top Ten Best Words
A Collection of Words and Oddities
Favourite words from authors -beautiful really