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Favorite Word Friday #9 "Adieu"


noun \ə-ˈdü, a-, -ˈdyü\

:an expression of good wishes when someone leaves

Adieu is almost a sad word, isn't it? We typically think of it as French for "goodbye" but I like the way Merriam Webster describes it; an expression of good wishes. That sounds so much nicer than simply goodbye, doesn't it?

I really love the sound "adieu." It just rolls off the tongue in a lovely way, as much of the French language does. I especially love hearing it in the Eisley song "Ten Cent Blues."

Thank you for reading and have a wonderful weekend!

-Miranda Atchley

Definition taken from the Merriam Webster online dictionary.

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