|About | Media | Search | Contact|
A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
adjective: Pleasing or inclined to please.
From Latin placentia (pleasantness), from placere (to please). Earliest documented use: 1661.
“[John Walbye was] a placentious person, gaining the good-will of all with whom he conversed, being also ingenious, industrious, learned, eloquent, pious, and prudent.”
Thomas Fuller; The History of the Worthies of England; T. Tegg; 1840.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Smaller than a breadbox, bigger than a TV remote, the average book fits into the human hand with a seductive nestling, a kiss of texture, whether of cover cloth, glazed jacket, or flexible paperback. -John Updike, writer (18 Mar 1932-2009)