June 28, 2013
Argh, I whacked a bumblebee: an exploration of all things onomatopoetic
Saw this post today by Brad Huffman, "When I laugh at stuff on the Internet, I don't really laugh out loud. I just blow more air out of my nose than usual. So it's not like LOL, it's more like BMAOOMNTU."
It reminded me that whenever I want to use an onomatopoeia (I think he has coined a new one here), I end up having to look it up to see what the popular spelling is—"atishoo" is a good example.
Here are some resources...