More options or resources than one knows what to do with.‘he had presented us with an embarras de richesses of history and culture’
- ‘He will be far more likely to suffer from an embarras du richesses.’
- ‘This award - one of the few which your diarist is pleased to endorse - is in recognition of the most spectacularly inaccurate political reporting of the past year, for which there was - as ever - an embarras de richesses.’
- ‘France suffers from an embarras de richesses when it comes to such villages - so I let a poet do my picking.’
Mid 18th century: French, literally embarrassment of riches (or choice).
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.