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catpersonputtingoutfire:

The Divine Comedy - Moon River

From a collection of B-sides and demos.

artemisdreaming:

Artemis added: Thank you, oyveh.  :)

100 Most Beautiful Words in English

Ailurophile - A cat-lover.
Assemblage - A gathering.
Becoming - Attractive.
Beleaguer - To exhaust with attacks.
Brood - To think alone.
BucolicIn  - a lovely rural setting.
Bungalow - A small, cozy cottage.
Chatoyant - Like a cat’s eye.
Comely - Attractive.
Conflate - To blend together.
Cynosure - A focal point of admiration.
Dalliance - A brief love affair.
Demesne - Dominion, territory.
Demure - Shy and reserved.
Denouement - The resolution of a mystery.
Desuetude - Disuse.
Desultory - Slow, sluggish.
Diaphanous - Filmy.
Dissemble - Deceive.
Dulcet - Sweet, sugary.
Ebullience - Bubbling enthusiasm.
Effervescent - Bubbly.
Efflorescence - Flowering, blooming.
Elision - Dropping a sound or syllable in a word.
Elixir - A good potion.
Eloquence - Beauty and persuasion in speech.
Embrocation - Rubbing on a lotion.
Emollient - A softener.
Ephemeral - Short-lived.
Epiphany - A sudden revelation.
Erstwhile - At one time, for a time.
Ethereal -  invisible but detectable.
Evanescent - Vanishing quickly, lasting a very short time.
Evocative - Suggestive.
Fetching - Pretty.
Felicity - Pleasantness.
Forbearance - Withholding response to provocation.
Fugacious - Fleeting.
Furtive - Shifty, sneaky.
Gambol - To skip or leap about joyfully.
Glamour - Beauty.
Gossamer - The finest piece of thread, a spider’s silk
Halcyon - Happy, sunny, care-free.
Harbinger - Messenger with news of the future.
Imbrication - Overlapping and forming a regular pattern.
Imbroglio - An altercation or complicated situation.
Imbue - To infuse, instill.
Incipient - Beginning, in an early stage.
Ineffable - Unutterable, inexpressible.
Ingénue - A naïve young woman.
Inglenook - A cozy nook by the hearth.
Insouciance - Blithe nonchalance.
Inure - To become jaded.
Labyrinthine - Twisting and turning.
Lagniappe - A special kind of gift.
Lagoon - A small gulf or inlet.
Languor - Listlessness, inactivity.
Lassitude - Weariness, listlessness.
Leisure - Free time.
Lilt - To move musically or lively.
Lissome - Slender and graceful.
Lithe - Slender and flexible.
Love - Deep affection.
Mellifluous - Sweet sounding.
Moiety - One of two equal parts.
Mondegreen - A slip of the ear.
Murmurous - Murmuring.
Nemesis - An unconquerable archenemy.
Offing - The sea between the horizon and the offshore.
Onomatopoeia - A word that sounds like its meaning.
Opulent - Lush, luxuriant.
Palimpsest - A manuscript written over earlier ones.
Panacea - A solution for all problems
Panoply - A complete set.
Pastiche - An art work combining materials from various sources.
Penumbra - A half-shadow.
Petrichor - The smell of earth after rain.
Plethora - A large quantity.
Propinquity - An inclination.
Pyrrhic - Successful with heavy losses.
Quintessential - Most essential.
Ratatouille - A spicy French stew.
Ravel - To knit or unknit.
Redolent - Fragrant.
Riparian - By the bank of a stream.
Ripple - A very small wave.
Scintilla - A spark or very small thing.
Sempiternal - Eternal.
Seraglio - Rich, luxurious oriental palace or harem.
Serendipity - Finding something nice while looking for something else.
Summery - Light, delicate or warm and sunny.
Sumptuous - Lush, luxurious.
Surreptitious - Secretive, sneaky.
Susquehanna - A river in Pennsylvania.
Susurrous - Whispering, hissing.
Talisman - A good luck charm.
Tintinnabulation - Tinkling.
Umbrella - Protection from sun or rain.
Untoward - Unseemly, inappropriate.
VestigialIn - trace amounts.
Wafture - Waving.
Wherewithal - The means.
Woebegone - Sorrowful, downcast.

unhappyhipsters:

After spending a good 20 minutes searching for the concealed latch, he experienced a twinge of regret at insisting on the concrete wall-door.
(Foto Friday Winner: Jethro Clunies-Ross)

unhappyhipsters:

After spending a good 20 minutes searching for the concealed latch, he experienced a twinge of regret at insisting on the concrete wall-door.

(Foto Friday Winner: Jethro Clunies-Ross)

Belle & Sebastian - Write About Love

oldhollywood:

via Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964, dir. Stanley Kubrick)
“Some forms of reality are so horrible we refuse to face them, unless  we are trapped into it by comedy. To label any subject unsuitable for  comedy is to admit defeat.”
-Peter Sellers

oldhollywood:

via Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964, dir. Stanley Kubrick)

“Some forms of reality are so horrible we refuse to face them, unless we are trapped into it by comedy. To label any subject unsuitable for comedy is to admit defeat.”

-Peter Sellers

I like.

worldonpause:

lost.

worldonpause:

lost.

I reckon this is going to be good

lookbookdotnu:

Can we pretend that airplanes in the night are like shooting stars

Everything I say is sarcastic…