Words that just sound good

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Words that just sound good

Postby GoogaMooga » 17 Jul 2019, 18:43

"gubernatorial"

I like how it borrows from the Latin "gubernator", which means "governor". "Governatorial" sounds hopeless in comparison. "Governor", though, is borrowed from French. So here is a rare example of a noun with one root and the adjective with another root.
"When the desert comes, people will be sad; just as Cannery Row was sad when all the pilchards were caught and canned and eaten." - John Steinbeck

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Re: Words that just sound good

Postby Minnie the Minx » 17 Jul 2019, 19:27

Shepherd
Supper
Elbow
Discombobulated
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Re: Words that just sound good

Postby GoogaMooga » 17 Jul 2019, 20:04

Minnie the Minx wrote:Shepherd
Supper
Elbow
Discombobulated


Yes! I especially like "supper", also the compound, "supper club".
"When the desert comes, people will be sad; just as Cannery Row was sad when all the pilchards were caught and canned and eaten." - John Steinbeck

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Re: Words that just sound good

Postby harvey k-tel » 17 Jul 2019, 21:17

GoogaMooga wrote:"supper club"


Most people use forks and knives, but to each their own.
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