[LMB] OT: Words for not-skinny
sylviamcivers at gmail.com
Sun Nov 26 18:18:01 GMT 2017
On Sun, Nov 26, 2017 at 11:52 AM, Jim Parish <jparish at siue.edu> wrote:
> Sylvia McIvers wrote:
>> Once upon a century, a painter's models were very curvy...
>> There were many complimentary terms for a woman who could survive a minor
>> famine... words I used to know but cannot bring to mind anymore.
>> Does anyone remember words to flatter plump women?
> "Rubenesque" and "zaftig" come to mind.
> Jim Parish
"Zaftig" is the word I was trying to remember. It is a word that evokes a
pleasant armful. (Rubenesque mostly works on people who know who ruben
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