Monthly Archives: February 2007


This is an interesting article by Bruna Martinuzzi.

The Most Beautiful Word in the English Language

Many years ago, one of my university professors mentioned that “windowsill” was voted the most beautiful word in the English language. Being an armchair linguist, this factoid naturally stayed with me. Words have enormous power. They can make us erupt into laughter or bring tears to our eyes. They can influence, inspire, manipulate and shock. They can build and destroy. Some words have different effects on different people.

One such word is humility.

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