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Hey, nice pyge.

I thought I'd share today's A Word A Day entry. You never know when you're gonna need a word like this.

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A Word A Day with Anu Garg

callipygian
PRONUNCIATION: (kal-uh-PIJ-ee-uhn)

MEANING:
adjective: Having well-shaped buttocks.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Greek calli- (beautiful) + pyge (buttocks).

USAGE:
"And it hasn't been lost on modern film directors that a nice set of tights can showcase the callipygian assets of a well-formed leading man."
Heroes in Hosiery; South China Morning Post (Hong Kong); Jul 20, 2006.

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emeraldsedai
Jul. 12th, 2008 04:09 pm (UTC)
Well realistically, any discussion of nice asses would be an appropriate place for a Mal icon.
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vchrusch
Jul. 12th, 2008 07:26 pm (UTC)
I was trying for the subtle with that icon.
emeraldsedai
Jul. 12th, 2008 11:06 pm (UTC)
Heh-heh-heh. You said "fundament"

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