New words can pop into your vocabulary at anytime. These words are probably used more often than you were aware -- when suddenly they come into your existence. Today it was Elegy - described by NPR Host Neal Conan of the Talk of the Nation as the words spoken at the end of a StoryCorps remark by Doorman Ed Trinka of the New York Plaza Hotel remembering his father. (wow - what a chain).
Did he mean Eulogy? - No as I looked up the word - Elegy was very precise - a form of lyric poetry reflecting on something strange or mysterious - but usually reflecting on the death of someone.
So what were the reflecting words of Ed Trinka's father?
"Be such a man and live such a life that if everybody lived a life like yours, this would be God's paradise".
And where did this new existence of the word Elegy take me?? - to the song "Elegy" by Bear McCreary in the Battlestar Galactica Season 4 Soundtrack.Strange - Very Strange and mysterious.