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Wondrous Words Wednesday

April 18, 2018

Wondrous Words Wednesday is a weekly meme where you can share new words that you’ve encountered or spotlight words you love.  Feel free to get creative!   If you want to play along, grab the button, write a post and come back and add your link to Mr. Linky!

I found one new to me word in CLASS MOM by Laurie Gelman.

1. breve – “After picking up a shitload of prunes, some Ezekial bread, coconut water, and kale, I head next door craving the double breve I’m going to revel in.”

Most people are probably familiar with this word but I’m not a coffee drinker so I had to look it up.  Caffe Breve is an American variation of a latte: a milk-based espresso drink using steamed half-and-half mixture of milk and cream instead of milk.


What words do you want to celebrate today?

15 Comments leave one →
  1. April 18, 2018 7:44 am

    Starbucks is such a major contributor to our language! A breve does sound like a very rich drink.

    Here’s my post for Wordy Wednesday:

    best… mae at

  2. April 18, 2018 8:26 am

    I’m not a coffee drinker either so I had no clue what that word was.

  3. April 18, 2018 10:04 am

    I don’t drink coffee either. So I was out of luck.

  4. April 18, 2018 11:08 am

    I echo what Lloyd said!

  5. April 18, 2018 11:41 am

    Wow, the coffee sounds like the only thing I would want on that list! LOL

  6. April 18, 2018 12:28 pm

    I’m also not a coffee drinker. I had no clue.

  7. April 18, 2018 2:38 pm

    Oh…never heard it!

  8. April 18, 2018 3:13 pm

    I am a coffee drinker and I’ve never heard of that…but maybe I’m not fancy like that (lol) – my coffee optioins are usually black or not black.

  9. April 18, 2018 3:55 pm

    I love coffee, especially iced coffee, but have never heard of that word.

  10. Patty permalink
    April 18, 2018 3:56 pm

    Hmmm…I rarely hear of any of your words! Sigh!

  11. April 18, 2018 4:09 pm

    I am a coffee drinker, but I didn’t know this word. But these days, I drink my coffee black.

  12. April 18, 2018 5:27 pm

    I love coffee. I only know about Folger’s or Maxwell. Never heard of breve.

  13. April 19, 2018 7:39 pm

    I enjoy coffee but haven’t noticed breve. I’ll watch for it!

  14. bookingmama permalink
    April 24, 2018 6:27 am

    A breve sounds good to me about right now!

  15. April 24, 2018 9:17 pm

    I’m a coffee drinker but had no idea. But I like mine plain and black 🙂

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