i’d rather not wear it

I was reading what most bloggers have been writing here in the daily post and I noticed a curious thing: most who sat down to write about uniform made it inspired by the noun “uniform” and not by the adjective. It surprised me, I must say, quite a lot, because I couldn’t understand how a costume can be more interesting compared to something whose connotation to unity, uniformity, coherence of forms, in short, something so more poetic and literary. More Apollonian.

Anyway, it is interesting to note how different cultures fill the word differently. I took the trouble to compare the definitions in the two dictionaries, and the Portuguese gives more emphasis on the adjective while the English gives more attention to the noun of that word.



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