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The * Closed Compound Word* A -to- Z Game

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  1. PushPurrCatPaws

    PushPurrCatPaws Thread Starter TCS Member Top Cat

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    Let's try an A-to-Z game thread with closed compound words only!

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    From grammarly link to read for info>> . . . Compound Words

    excerpt: " [...] Closed Compound Words

    Closed compound words look like one word. At one point, these words weren’t used together, but they’re now accepted as a “real word” in the English language. Closed compound words are usually made up of only two words. Here are some closed compound examples.

    notebook
    Superman
    waistcoat
    bookstore
    fireman

    The English language is always evolving, and when words become used more frequently, they are often eventually written as one word. When the Internet first began, for example, we talked about going on-line. Now that this is a daily experience for most of us, the spelling online has become commonly accepted.
    [...] "
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    Examples:

    - Anyway

    - Babysit

    - Carsick

    etc.​
     

  2. PushPurrCatPaws

    PushPurrCatPaws Thread Starter TCS Member Top Cat

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    First word:

    Anyhow
     

  3. Tobermorey

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    Oregon
    Baseball
     

  4. PushPurrCatPaws

    PushPurrCatPaws Thread Starter TCS Member Top Cat

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    Cornbread
     

  5. Kat0121

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    Daydream
     

  6. PushPurrCatPaws

    PushPurrCatPaws Thread Starter TCS Member Top Cat

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    Earsplitting
     

  7. Tobermorey

    Tobermorey TCS Member Top Cat

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    Foghorn
     
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  8. PushPurrCatPaws

    PushPurrCatPaws Thread Starter TCS Member Top Cat

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    Guidepost
     

  9. Tobermorey

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    Hotspot
     

  10. Kat0121

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    Inkwell
     

  11. Mia6

    Mia6 Mother of two Top Cat

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    Jetliner
     

  12. golondrina

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    Knowhow
     

  13. Mia6

    Mia6 Mother of two Top Cat

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    Lifework
     

  14. golondrina

    golondrina TCS Member Top Cat

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  15. debbila

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    Notebook
     

  16. PushPurrCatPaws

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    Oceanside
     

  17. Mia6

    Mia6 Mother of two Top Cat

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    Passbook
     

  18. PushPurrCatPaws

    PushPurrCatPaws Thread Starter TCS Member Top Cat

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    Quicksand
     
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  19. Tobermorey

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  20. PushPurrCatPaws

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    Streetcar
     

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