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#1 2012-01-09 22:36:18

David Bird
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From: Montréal, QC
Registered: 2009-07-28
Posts: 1382

"loungerie" for lingerie

‘Lingerie’ is taken from a French word for a linen shop or place to store fine clothes. It became associated with the clothes themselves – at least in the 19th c. English imagination. In Paris, lingerie is pronounced something like “lanzhree” if you go nasal on the n. I pronounce it something like “lonjerée”, not far off from laundry. That common pronunciation surely contributed to lingerie’s reinvention as loungerie, dainty garments to lounge around in, provocatively.

Sharing fantasies Erotic, that’s an interesting word. Seems to describe a combination of love, lust, and passion. Sounds like it would involve passionate kisses, pulling hair, hot tubs, sexy loungerie, bikinis

Mingle city Hello, I’m new to the group, but not to the topic. I love sexy loungerie.

Relationship advice We have toys, I have sexy loungerie, I feel like I am pretty attractive

Avoirdupois forum The gift certificate, he assumed I would want VS perfume, but I’m going to save it to use for some sexy loungerie when I feel thin enough to wear that again

Last edited by David Bird (2016-01-03 18:57:09)

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#2 2012-01-10 07:28:03

Peter Forster
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From: UK
Registered: 2006-09-06
Posts: 900

Re: "loungerie" for lingerie

A fine find, David, and I fear I feel a faint fuzziness forming; lingering, languorous, louche perhaps… Sorry, Kem.

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#3 2016-01-03 19:26:55

David Bird
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From: Montréal, QC
Registered: 2009-07-28
Posts: 1382

Re: "loungerie" for lingerie

Peter Forster wrote:

I feel a faint fuzziness forming; lingering, languorous, louche perhaps

Pure textual stimulation along the lines of Joyce’s description of The Inferno: the lingerous longerous book of the dark. I found no loucherie (in the form of clothing) out there, but there are hits for languerie. It’s unlikely to be more than an odd mispelling, but we might linger over it.

Obviously I will go to victoria secret and look at their languerie and yoga pants etc.
http://realworldofellen.blogspot.ca/2014/01/london.html

I made a gijinka of Carbuncle so that I could put some languerie on him..
http://mindless-corporation.deviantart. … -487226774

They range from the most showy prom style dresses to oversized can-can doll/ballet recital poofiness (is that a word?) to what might possibly be the most slutty languerie-style “dresses” I have ever seen.
http://lifeisinexplicable.blogspot.ca/2 … sanaa.html

make sure that night you bust out your sexy languerie & put on suave music.
https://qc.answers.yahoo.com/question/i … 201AAyuZDj

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