Sunday, 17 February 2013

Aubade

AUBADE

Noun. L17.
[French from Spanish albada, from alba (= French aube) dawn]

A piece of music or a poem written to be heard at or appropriate to dawn.

Would-be suitors beware - pulling out the aubade is a risky strategy. A little pre-wooing research might be in order, just to check that she is actually a morning person. And if it does all go Pete Tong, don't even think about returning at midnight to recite your hastily composed nocturne. Or maybe you should. I don't know. Just go for it. You've probably blown it anyway. 


2 comments:

  1. Dude, I almost did this one the other day! It's a hell of a word.

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    1. Do it! We can compare notes - I'll even link you : o )

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