“Sexiest Man Alive”

“Breathes there a man with a body part so dead that he’s never wished he was called ‘sexiest man alive?'”

Etymologist Arika Okrent may or may not have given our question above any thought, but there’s no doubt that she’s thought long and well about the phrase itself. And, as usual, her knowledge and research expertise are our gain:

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