"That's a great deal to make one word mean," Alice said in a thoughtful tone. "When I make a word do a lot of work like that," said Humpty Dumpty, "I always pay it extra."

Sunday, 10 May 2009


Quintessential means the ultimate; representing the perfect example of a class or quality; the essence of the essence.

Quintessentially means in a manner that is typical or characteristic of a thing's nature.

This is the 2009 Quintessential Barbie. It's one of the new Barbie dolls launched in celebration of Barbie's 50th Anniversary.

1 comment:

  1. How did you get that picture of me??? Ha!
    I've always heard the word, knew what it meant in a round about way, but am happy to see the actual meaning! Thanks! And thanks for posting my pic! Ha ha ha ha!