land of cake

Word of the Day for Thursday, June 26, 2008

Cockaigne kah-KAYN, noun:

An imaginary land of ease and luxury.

Cockaigne comes from Middle English cokaygne, from Middle French (pais de) cocaigne "(land of) plenty," ultimately adapted or derived from a word meaning "cake."

 

are you kidding me? how did i not know this word existed before today?

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