Monday, October 6, 2008

Word of the Week #23

Status: Already feeling those muscles after a million lunges
Song: "Black Gloves" by TS Hartley

genius loci - [gen-i-oos loh-kee] - noun

Definition: the distinctive character or atmosphere of a place with reference to the impression that it makes on the mind.


Usage:
In a small way, jello, large church activities, and dozens of kids underfoot contribute to the genius loci of Utah.

1 comment:

Julie Wright said...

love that! I won't remember it later because my poor mind is just lame that way, but i loved knowing it for right now.