31 Aug '17, 1pm

An Ode to “Out for Delivery” https://t.co/ZNGeErK8Pm

An Ode to “Out for Delivery” https://t.co/ZNGeErK8Pm

In which we write a love letter to what we believe is the world’s most beautiful phrase The phrase “cellar door” has been highlighted as the apotheosis of English language beauty by everyone from J.R.R. Tolkein to H.L. Menken, and I have to admit they’re onto something. Especially when it’s said with a British accent, “cellar door” has a rhythm and lyricism to it that make it undeniably appealing. I lack both a cellar and a British accent, though, so now, in The Year of Our Lord 2017, I’d like to nominate a successor: “out for delivery.” Three words, 14 letters, music to my ears. As I write this, I’m currently experiencing both the joy and anxiety of “out for delivery” because my new kitchen chairs are out there in the back of a FedEx truck somewhere in Brooklyn, winding their way toward me among the the graceful old trees and historic brownstones of this sunny afternoon. ...

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