With the sound of fireworks echoing in the new year, I began to think a little about the word pop. I just let my thoughts drift. “Pop,” I realized was an interesting word, for pop is an example of all of the following:
Onomatopoeia for the sound made when a balloon pops.
Palindrome for pop is spelled the same backwards and forwards
Homonym for pop means to burst, and pop means dad
Colloquialism for pop means soda in certain geographic areas.
Acronym for pop means point of presence, an access point to the internet
Abbreviation for pop is short for popular
Jargon for in baseball a hit which is easily caught is called a pop fly
Noun for pop means Father
Verb for pop means to ask as in pop the question
Adjective for pop describes some music
Adverb for pop describes some verbs as in I’ll pop by
All this writing has made me hungry. Gonna grab some popcorn!
All the Best.