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Not a word

November 24, 2010

On pages 717-718 of Big Green, you’ll see:

lux
Luxembourg
Luxor
luxuriant
luxuriate
luxurious

luxury

Nowhere in this list do I see the word ‘luxe’.

Fashion writers, accessories journalists and interior design editorialists please take note.

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5 comments

  1. Ah, but in Merriam-Webster – widely considered the bible of publishing, especially for US-based companies – it comes up as an acceptable word. Think you’re out of luck on that one.


    • You trust the internets over my big, green, printed-on-paper book? More fool you.


      • I could get you a copy of the printed-on-paper Merriam-Webster, but it did seem rather excessive just to make the point! 🙂


  2. stay away from shiny magazines, avoid Sunday lifestyle supplements, and you’ll feel so much better!


    • Advice to live by. But sometimes they sneak up on you, y’know?



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