"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."

Wednesday, 10 June 2009


Insouciance, (pronounced In-soosi-arnce) a delightful sounding word, refers to a carefree attitude; a cheerful lack of anxiety or concern.

"He greeted the morning with his usual insouciance; requesting his butler to bring him ham and eggs and a pot of strong coffee." (I wish!)

1 comment:

  1. For a moment, I thought you were referring to your dear brother - and you - as the butler while visiting him...hahahah. Glad to know it wasn't so...glad to know :)