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A.Word.A.Day--dolce vita

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dolce vita (DOL-chay VEE-tuh, -tah) noun

A luxurious, self-indulgent way of life.

[Italian : dolce, sweet + vita, life.]

"Anyway, it was at Burger and Buns that my mentor imparted a nugget of wisdom that, he claimed, would enable me to live la dolce vita." Leyner, Mark, Take my third cousin, please, Esquire, 1 Mar 1996.

This week's theme: foreignisms.

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The art of acceptance is the art of making someone who has just done you a small favor wish that he might have done you a greater one. -J. Russell Lynes (1910-1991)


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