Make Yourself (Gasp!) Lovely

Photo of this real store in Itaewon, South Korea, was snapped by Neatorama reader Misha McMurtray [Flickr] - Thanks misha!

Talking 'bout loving words, Jonathan Beaton compiled a list of's word of the day for Valentine's Day from 2000 to 2008. For example:

2006: Spoony \SPOO-nee\, adjective:
1. Foolish; silly; excessively sentimental.
2. Foolishly or sentimentally in love.

2007: Beau ideal \boh-ay-DEEL\, noun;
plural beau ideals:
A perfect or an idealized type or model.

2008: Amative \AM-uh-tiv\, adjective:
Pertaining to or disposed to love, especially sexual love; full of love; amorous.

Link - Thanks Jonathan!

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I have a feeling this one is photoshopped.

I live in S. Korea.. and even Koreans that speak NO english can pick up that word pretty quickly! It's one of the first things they learn while watching sub-titled American movies. :)
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