Word of the day: serendipity

SERENDIPITY Here’s the thing: I thought of a word to write about tonight while I was driving to Bona’s. But I can’t remember! It had something to do with high school jazz band… Anyway, while trying to think of that word, this one popped into my head. Does that ever happen to you? When IContinue reading “Word of the day: serendipity”

Word of the day: milieu

MILIEU I found this word in a book I’m reading (A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore). The people in the main character’s hometown pronounce it as ‘miloo’. I went online to see how it’s really pronounced. Merriam-Webster gave me a very odd pronunciation, making it sound like mill-yur. I didn’t believe that so IContinue reading “Word of the day: milieu”