Whether you speak French fluently, or simply wish to express your love for somebody in French because it's the quintessential language of love, you are certainly not alone.
Dorothy Lamour: World War II pin-up, singer and backup to Bing Crosby and Bob Hope in the Road to... series of films, Lamour was the quintessential B-movie actor during her era.
Featuring a loner (and arguable a loser), the quintessential tough-guy down on his luck, the online playing field, the mysterious female sidekick, Neuromancer won both the Hugo and the Nebula awards.
Cheese aficionados often herald baked brie as the quintessential way to enjoy this savory cheese, while brie purists prefer sliced brie placed on dainty water crackers to enjoy the flavors of this cheese.
Goodfellas (1990) – The quintessential Mafia film had some steep competition that year, including The Godfather Part III, Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore in Ghost, and Robin Williams' Awakenings.
Check out their "94-Point Australian Wine Tasting Kit" or their "Quintessential Reds" gift basket that includes wine from France, Italy, California, South America, Australia and Spain.
The Mojito has rapidly become the quintessential drink of the summer, challenging such classics as gin and tonics, margaritas, mint juleps, daiquiris, and the ever-popular martini.
Adorable girls' dresses come in feminine prints, not to mention quintessential 'girly' colors like pink, especially combined with brown, as has been the rage in recent years.
Straw bags are the quintessential summer accessory that's perfect for days at the beach and time spent lounging by the pool, but many don't realize that there's no need to discard this style once the summer sun sets.
Yellows, blues, and greens are the most common colors to see in a Looney Tunes bedding set, with the characters in their quintessential colors: black and white for Sylvester and bright yellow for Tweety Bird.