# Word for the Day

A word that sounds like its meaning….   onomatopoeia   Boom! Bang! Crash! When a word is formed from the sound that an associated thing makes, call it an example of¬†onomatopoeia.   In Greek,¬†onomatopoeia¬†(on-uh-mah-tuh-PEE-ah) simply means “word-making,” but in English it refers to a very specific process of word-making: an attempt to capture the sound…