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Cellar Door and Other Beautiful Words

When I was in seventh grade, my English teacher, Mrs. Dalack, announced to the class that some august body of language mavens (she didn’t call them that, but it’s been many years, so forgive me for forgetting who they were) decided that the words “cellar door” were the most beautiful words in the English language.

I remember reacting with disbelief. Cellar? Door?…

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