I found my new word for the day in the famous novels by James Herriot, which I’m thoroughly enjoying….
bonhomie (bon-uh-mee) (noun)
Meaning: frank and simple good-heartedness; a good-natured manner; friendliness; geniality.
Etymology: 1795–1805; French, equivalent to bonhomme, meaning a good-natured man
bonhomie. Dictionary.com. Dictionary.com Unabridged. Random House, Inc. link: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/bonhomie
(accessed: April 09, 2012).
Energetically, Diane Tegarden