Free Republic
Browse · Search
Religion
Topics · Post Article

To: AAABEST
I find it uncanny that it's designed by someone named "Gaudi". As if providence had this to be some type perfect Freudian slip and pun.

Hence, the word "gaudy." The concept came from his art.

22 posted on 06/06/2005 4:43:45 AM PDT by Desdemona (Music Librarian and provider of cucumber sandwiches, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary. Hats required.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 10 | View Replies ]


To: Desdemona; AAABEST
I find it uncanny that it's designed by someone named "Gaudi". As if providence had this to be some type perfect Freudian slip and pun.

Hence, the word "gaudy." The concept came from his art.

I agree.

gaudi.um             N      2 4 NOM S N
gaudi.um             N      2 4 ACC S N                 
gaudium, gaudi(i)  N  N    Later  uncommon
everlasting blessedness;
joy, delight, gladness; source/cause of joy; physical/sensual delight;

http://lysy2.archives.nd.edu/cgi-bin/words.exe?gaudium

23 posted on 06/06/2005 5:47:41 AM PDT by Aristotle721 (The Recovering Choir Director - www.cantemusdomino.net/blog)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 22 | View Replies ]

Free Republic
Browse · Search
Religion
Topics · Post Article


FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson