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curl [Jun. 4th, 2007|08:54 pm]
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Function: verb
Etymology: Middle English, from crul curly, probably from Middle Dutch; akin to Old High German krol curly
transitive verb

1 : to form (as the hair) into coils or ringlets
2 : to form into a curved shape : twist <curled his lip in a sneer>
3 : to furnish with curls

it's only one syllable, but the languid 'url' sound at the end of a harsh C makes it surprisingly sexy, in a badass-meets-good-girl kind of way (in my opinion). it makes me think of whisps of steam rising from hot drinks, or the very sexy and under-rated act of spooning, which is, in essence, curling around someone.

first post. be nice?

[User Picture]From: whiteelephant
2007-06-04 11:08 am (UTC)
it is words like this that make this community so damned excellent. jolly good work, comrade!
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[User Picture]From: miss_nico
2007-06-04 11:15 am (UTC)
oh yay! for some odd reason, i was worried that people wouldn't like the word...? i'm weird like that.
thanks for proving me wrong :)
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From: christinaathena
2007-06-04 11:14 am (UTC)
I've never been fond of the "rl" combination myself, but everyone has their own tastes ^_^
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[User Picture]From: miss_nico
2007-06-04 11:17 am (UTC)
ah, well i have a slight lisp, so i avoid any 's' or 'x' sounds like the plague, which brings me to my love of anything that doesn't contain them! ha ha.
on a related note, 'lisp' is a pretty redundant word in the respect that i can't even say it properly...
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From: christinaathena
2007-06-04 11:56 am (UTC)
Heh, yeah, "lisp" is kind of a funny word.
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From: christinaathena
2007-06-04 11:59 am (UTC)
Mostly I don't like "rl" cause I can't say it right. :-) It always comes out as two distinct syllables. "Curl" is more like "cur-rul" when I say it. ^_^
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[User Picture]From: especial
2007-06-04 01:48 pm (UTC)
me too! it's awful.

and re: the post love it.

take care.
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[User Picture]From: wzdd
2007-06-04 02:50 pm (UTC)
That was a great description!
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[User Picture]From: thebustocrookes
2007-06-04 07:58 pm (UTC)
Damn, how come I'd not noticed what a down right dirty word curl is, so short and innocent looking, yet positively filthy! I'll endeavour to use it tomorrow :-)
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[User Picture]From: decembre
2007-06-06 01:53 pm (UTC)
Purr. This post makes me happy, as one of the words most often used to describe my appearance is curly.
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[User Picture]From: miss_nico
2007-06-06 03:09 pm (UTC)
i love the word purr! that comment made me happy.
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[User Picture]From: munkor
2007-08-31 04:26 pm (UTC)
Good word. It's kind of gentle and flirty at the same time, isn't it?
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[User Picture]From: miss_nico
2007-09-11 11:58 am (UTC)
and that's why it's so awesome. thank you!
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