"WHAT'S IN A WORD?"
LETTER, WORD, PHRASE, SENTENCE, PARAGRAPH, PAGE, CHAPTER, NOVEL,
BOOK, TOME ...
EVERY THING ...
© - Tom Hyland - 10/6/11
Some are Hyphenated -
Others Not -
Take a Look-See -
At What I Got ...
Able-Bodied = Healthy.
Busy-Body = Gossip.
Catty-Cornered = Askew, Diagonal.
Dogleg = Sharp Bend.
Easygoing = Relaxed, Informal.
Fact-finding = Info Seeking.
Go-getter = Enterprising & Aggressive Person.
Highbinder = Corrupt Politician. Is there Another Kind?
Ill-assorted = Mismatched or Incompatible.
Jackanapes = Monkey. See Pic of Matlack!
Knickknack = Small Ornament or Object.
Labanotation = Detailed Dance Movements.
Made-to-Order = Exactly as Required.
Namby-Pamby = Silly, Overly Sensitive.
Oddball = Unconventional or Unusual Person.
Pancake = Flapjack.
Quacksalver = A Quack! False Medical Knowledge.
Rabble-Rouser = Person who stirs up Anger in a Crowd,
Saddlecloth = Shows Racehorse’s Number.
Tattletale = Person who reveals Secrets.
Up-and-coming = Successful, or Improving.
View Haloo = Same as ‘Tally-Ho the Fox!’
Webhead = Frequent User of WWW.
Xenophobia = Fear of Foreign People and Things.
Yadda Yadda Yadda = Superficial, unending, boring Talk.
Zero-defect = No defects or Flaws.
There you have It -
Some Compound Words -
From A to Z ...
A Few are New to Me!
© - TKH.
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|Reviewed by Chip Bergeron
|Now I knows more than I done bee-fore. Thankee kindly.
|Reviewed by Kay P Devenish
|I am going to keep this one as you have just educated me and I needed that...amazing effort!|
|Reviewed by Richard King
|Hey Tom, Did someone have just a tad bit of extra TIME-ON-THEIR-HANDS, or were you just throwing a little SLAP-STICK our way???? It was fun, thanks Dick|
|Reviewed by Ed Matlack
|"Busy-Body = Gossip.
Catty-Cornered = Askew, Diagonal"
Both describe you to a "t"...or is that tee or tea, or...Jurseeeeey
|Reviewed by Mr. Ed
|Jackanape Matalacke – you sure have a way with words, Cuz:
Jackanape - An impertinent, presumptuous person;
An impudent, mischievous, child;
I think I’m gonna savor this one, for awhile.
PS: Be Careful; he’s also a Tattletale!