Epithets are interesting, worth studying, worth collecting. Some are useful for conveying something through the gauntlet of censorship.

"Some people are not allowed out in newspapers without being shepherded by an adjective. So, for example, Katie Price, in redtop papers, is "busty Katie Price" while Myra Hindley is always "evil Hindley"."

from The Guardian

Curvaceous

"Mrs Beckham, who was looking pretty curvaceous herself, in a short bell-shape LBD which emphasised her cleavage and waist, and who launched her own fashion brand just two years ago, has just received her first nomination for the best Designer Brand for the British Fashion Awards, in company with the more established British heritage labels, Burberry, Mulberry and Pringle."

from The Daily Telegraph

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/victoriabeckham

Ravishing

"Women hit on me. My husband thinks it is so odd that so many women hit on me, the ravishing Mad Men redhead tells Harper's Bazaar in its November issue, on newsstands October 26. "

from People com

 

Stunning

"A rather stunning actress, Rachel Hurd-Wood, was cast as Corrie, a character who might bring a tear to the eye of any long time reader as they realise they had just about forgotten her and her role at the beginning of this series.

"The 33-year-old Liv Tyler looked stunning in a long-sleeved black mini-dress and sparkling black stilettos."

from The Daily Mail

 

Svelte

"Katy Perry has revealed skipping is to thank for her svelte figure.  The soon-to-be-wed pop star, who is engaged to funnyman Russell Brand, said that apart from the usual avoidance of fast food, she complements her diet with a simple skipping rope."

from Monsters and Critics

Katy Perry

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/katyperry