The Romance of Words
Just the other day, I wrote about how romance requires a kiss.
Thanks to Westley, aka “Farm Boy,” and Buttercup, I realized how vital words are to romance.
As you wish.
Three one-syllable words. But, in the context of The Princess Bride, when Westley speaks those words to Buttercup, he’s saying something much, much more.
As the narrator says in the movie: “As you wish” was all he ever said … That day, she was amazed to discover that when he said, “As you wish,” what he meant was, “I love you.”
Words — such a vital part of a romance. When a man and a woman are falling in love, what’s spoken between them draws them closer together. (And, no, I’m not even going to begin to discuss what’s not spoken …)
In Your Words: Any special words come to mind from your own real-life romance? Or any favorite movie lines that make you sigh and think, “Isn’t it romantic?”
Just for fun: Here’s the opening scene from The Princess Bride with some of the most romantic words ever! httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gbX1U1tx9aw