AuthorsDen.com  Join | Login 

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

Signed Bookstore | Authors | eBooks | Books | Stories | Articles | Poetry | Blogs | News | Events | Reviews | Videos | Success | Gold Members | Testimonials

Featured Authors: M Cates, iSusan Rempel, iPaddy Bostock, iPatricia Garber, iArmineh Ohanian, iSteve Kerr, iRandy Richardson, i
  Home > Language > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Tom Hyland

· Become a Fan
  Notify me of new titles
  added by this author.

· 964 titles
· 4,130 Reviews
· Share with Friends!
· Save to My Library
·
Member Since: Feb, 2003

   Sitemap
   My Blog
   Success Story
   Contact Author
   Message Board
   Read Reviews

Books
· The New Jerusalem - Chapters 1 - 5

· Bawlmer, Merlyn - Home of The Hons


Short Stories
· CHICKEN SCRATCHES ?

· DADDY ... ADDENDUM

· DADDY, WHAT DID YOU DO IN THE MILITARY?

· THREE LITTLE ... EDS !

· ALL MY CARS - PART 2

· ALL MY CARS

· AU-TO-MO-BILES

· BIG LUG CONTINUED !

· SLURPEES !

· THE BIG LUG !


Articles
· BERRIES

· MEDIOCRITY ... THY NAME IS ... APATHY

· TALK IS CHEAP !

· The BLIMP

· 9 / 11 : PRESS For TRUTH

· NEW WORDS WITH FRIENDS

· BEATING A DEAD HORSE ?

· IF I WON ... ?

· Delegate or Stagnate

· THE PARTY OF NO - PART DOS !


Poetry
· SHRIMPY

· OF ALL THE GIRLS I LOVED BEFORE ...

· ALL HALLOWS EVE

· HONEY, OUR VOWS MEANT NOTHING TO YOU ... BUT I DIDN'T KNOW

· CONTEMPLATING BAMBI’S NAVEL

· DANGLING PARTICIPLES ?

· BIG 5 0 !

· COURAGE

· AS FOR ME ...

· LIFE IS LIKE ... A BOOK

         More poetry...
News
· PATRICIA ANN ALLEN

· JERSEY DEVIL... aka KNAVE WUSS-A-LOT Update !

· JERSEY DEVIL HANGING IN THERE STILL !

· ED MATLACK IN HOSPITAL !

· ONE MILLION !

· ONLY 2,639 TO GO!

· 805,000 + HITS !

Tom Hyland, click here to update your web pages on AuthorsDen.

  COMPOUND WORDS
by Tom Hyland
Friday, October 14, 2011
Rated "G" by the Author.

Share   Print   Save Become a Fan


Recent poems by Tom Hyland
•  SHRIMPY
•  OF ALL THE GIRLS I LOVED BEFORE ...
•  ALL HALLOWS EVE
•  HONEY, OUR VOWS MEANT NOTHING TO YOU ... BUT I DIDN'T KNOW
•  CONTEMPLATING BAMBI’S NAVEL
           >> View all 514





"WHAT'S IN A WORD?"

EVERYTHING!

LETTER, WORD, PHRASE, SENTENCE, PARAGRAPH, PAGE, CHAPTER, NOVEL,
BOOK, TOME ...

EVERY THING ...








Compound Words


© - 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.





Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!




Reviewed by Chip Bergeron 10/15/2011
Now I knows more than I done bee-fore. Thankee kindly.

Chip
Reviewed by Kay P Devenish 10/15/2011
I am going to keep this one as you have just educated me and I needed that...amazing effort!
Reviewed by Richard King 10/15/2011
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 10/15/2011
"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 10/15/2011
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!

Books by
Tom Hyland



Bawlmer, Merlyn - Home of The Hons

Buy Options
Signed copy!
Amazon, Barnes & Noble, more..



Popular
Poetry
(Language)
  1. DANGLING PARTICIPLES ?
  2. The AUTHOR OF MISTAKES
  3. Verisimilitude




Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.