Onomatopoeia – Things Sound As They Are

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on·o·mat·o·poe·ia – ˌänəˌmadəˈpēə,ˌänəˌmädəˈpēə/ noun.  the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named. Examples are words such as cuckoosizzle.
To make sure you fully grasp the concept, we invoke a song from Todd Rundgren’s 1978 Hermit of Mink Hollow album. It’s not everyone who can make a love song out of this concept, but Todd proves he is up to the challenge. Weird Al named it one of his personal top 10 favorite parody songs ever.

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