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Thursday, November 15, 2012

Today's Writing Prompt: Buzz Words

Onomatopoeia: words that imitate or suggest the source of the sound that it describes.

When you click start on the timer today see how many words you can list in this category! A few common ones are buzz, click, boing, pow, etc. Have fun with it! These words add lots of color to your writings!

4 comments:

Jo said...

I can only think of a few: zing, zap, bang, pop, ping...

C. Beth said...

Not really following instructions here :) but my favorite example of onomatopoeia is the poem "The Bells" by Edgar Allen Poe. Words like "tintinnabulation" abound!

Janie said...

zip zap zop zoink doink kerplunk phew

Graciegreen said...

I love to say that word, onomatopoeia. I try to insert it in to my conversations. Not an easy task. Hiss. Neigh
Grrr...