Saturday, July 25, 2009


noun. Looking for pulchritude? You came to the right place, bubba.

Real citation: "And if the silkies don't rate a '10′, there's always the flamboyant pulchritudinosity-ish-ness of pheasants and peacocks…."
(misterfricative, July 12, 2009, Language Log,

Made-up citation: "I like to drink in the pulchritudinosity-ish-ness of a perfect summer day, especially when also drinking a root-beer-and-grain-alcohol float."

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