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  1. Malkhalifa

    Malkhalifa Member

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    Sound effects

    Discussion in 'General Writing' started by Malkhalifa, Mar 9, 2013.

    Hi guys,

    I was wondering if there was a source where I can learn more words that describe sounds. I find myself stuck trying to figure out what sound is made when you hear the coil spring in a mattress or cheap couch.

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    Don't know of any web sites or anything but "squeaked" and "creaked" come to mind. Perhaps even "groaned" (as if in agony from the weight being put on it). :D
     
  3. John Eff

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    Sounds like a case for Captain Onomatopoeia.

    Booooiiinnnngggggg-gggggg

    Who was that masked man?
     
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    Have you tried a thesaurus?
     
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    Do you read Terry Pratchett (if not, why not?) There is a wonderful bit in A Hat Full Of Sky, where the main character rolls around on her old mattress and plays "The Bells of St Ungulants" on the bedsprings. Magic.
     

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