We’re at the end of the week and whoo hoo! We’ve made it! Happy Friday everyone! Time to zone in on another word worthy of high praise. Today I’ve selected one of my personal favorites: Albatross.
Most people think about negativity when they hear the word albatross and that’s understandable because the dictionary defines it as being something that has become a burden or causes persistent deep concern or worry. But it’s also the name of a large seabird known for their webbed feet and long narrow wings. These birds are graceful gliders and are also called sea eagles.
I like saying the word because I think it drips wonderfully from the tongue. Albatross.
In essence, I love how a word with a negative connotation can also describe something that symbolizes beauty and freedom.
What other words do you love that also double in meaning? Please share!
In the meantime, I wanted to leave you with a video ditty (Alphabet Street- by Prince) from one of my favorite artists, but he’s a control freak and won’t allow his music to be posted on Youtube, so here is a clip of More Than Words by Extreme instead! Enjoy!
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