Tuesday, September 23, 2014

PLÉNITUDE? ABBONDANZA? FULFILLMENT?:EVER IN SEARCH OF "LE MOT JUSTE"


As a lover of language, I'm fascinated by the nuances of difference among these three words, and also by the cultural differences they evoke.

While all of these nouns refer to something very good, as is usually the case, perhaps the visceral, hedonistic Italian is winning out over the more cerebral French and English. And maybe that's why I live here. 

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