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March 2, 2011

Wordy Wednesday

I am going to be starting today, a word each week just to refresh our minds as adults and/or help the children grow an interest in odd words.

Today's Word Is: Onomatopoeia [on-uh-mat-uh-pee-uh]

What does it mean? Can you give an example?

2 comments :

  1. Onomatopoeia is the formation of a word by imitation of a sound made by or associated with its referent. Some examples are the following: fizz, buzz, clunk, tinkle, twang, beep, honk and hoot! :)

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  2. AWESOME! You got it! It is such a funky word isn't it!

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