The Huffington Post recently asked its readers to submit their suggestions for “the most beautiful words” in the English Language. Here’s what they came up with:
Ethereal, Mango, Cake, Halcyon, Mellifluous, Vivacious, Melancholia, Poignant, Epicurean, Soliloquy, Pocket, Chlorine, Seagull, Yellow, Picturesque, Savor, Stunning, Rain, Melody, Cerulean, Auspicious & Obsequious.
What are these people smoking? Chlorine! Seagull!
We can do better. Let me start and you can add and subtract:
Bungalow, Euphoric, Evanescent, Gossamer, Lagoon, Oleander, Onomatopoeia, Ripple, Ululate, Umbrella…