[LMB] OT: Words for not-skinny

Sylvia McIvers 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...
>>
>> https://i.pinimg.com/736x/08/1b/e8/081be81b42346798fe537db59
>> e0dfe0b--imp%C3%A9rio-romano-peter-paul-rubens.jpg
>>
>> 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
was...)

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