I have always loved words. Onomatopoeia is a word that sounds like the word it is describing, such as animal noises like oink or meow, or sounds such as boom, zoom, click, clang, zap, or bang. Whenever I eat something too quickly I get the hiccups. Is there any more perfect word than that? If we drop a pebble into a pool of water, it goes kerplunk. If we put an egg or a strip of bacon into a hot skillet, it sizzles.
When I am lying in bed at night, and all is quiet, I can hear my clock going tick tock. When I wake up in the morning, I can hear the birds chirping and the seagulls squawking.
Aren't words wonderful?
Here are some of my favorites:
Oh, there are so many, I could go on forever. Usually knock-knock jokes are good examples of onomatopoeia.
Little old lady.
Little old lady who?
Wow! I didn't know you could yodel.
Boo...! Hiss...! Heh.