What if you got all the onomatopoeia wrong? Whacking a bag of chips?

https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/171587

I was looking for ways to describe wind and found the above site. Reading through them, I thought it would be funny if there was a short story where the onomatopoeia were used in unconventional, silly ways.

Instead of a bubbling brook, a snickering brook. Instead of rustling a bag of chips, how about whacking a bag of chips? A cat doesn’t meow, it goes ding-dong. Dogs don’t woof, they whoosh. Make it all wrong for a silly outcome. How about write a story like that?

Idk, just sounded like a fun, funny thing to think about. Not that I’ll ever do it :stuck_out_tongue: Too many projects already.

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Thought you guys, specifically, might enjoy this.
Other people are also welcomed of course.

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The dolphin yelped.

The computer went gobble

The bird mooed.

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The dolphin yelped, then went hee-haw and swam away with a whisper.

I looked up cow bird to find a hybrid image…but realized there are actual birds called cowbirds.

Kind of pretty.

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They don’t moo though

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This sounds so cute, haha. I’ll have to check it out when I’m free later. :blush:

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Not exactly what Piers Anthony did with the land of Xanth books, but close enough. All sorts of crazy things happen in those books, puns of sorts.

But you can go all sorts of ways with it.

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Do you use a lot of onomatopoeia?

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Babbling badgers and booming bumblebees (not sure why I’m stuck on B sounds but here we are haha)

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It’s called poetry. :sweat_smile:

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Probably more than the average writer, but I doubt it would come across as noticeable all that often.

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Computers gobbling is poetic!

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And an elephant that goes beep-beep…

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Babbling Bumbling Band of Baboons

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Unless it’s absolutely ridiculous :stuck_out_tongue:

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Or a sheep :wink:

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Wouldn’t that be a little close to the sheep going baa! baa! or something? LOL!

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I squelch the cream on my dry, giggling hands and oink off to bed.

I’m stuck on wanting to squelch something. It sounds awful XD

This is essentially madlibs.

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What about a wolf going ping-pong

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You don’t know this song called Beep Beep Im a Sheep? It’s in reference to that :stuck_out_tongue:

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