words that do more – guest post by Belinda Castles

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I really don’t have favourite single words. It is usually combinations of words or hybrids I like, because they do more – it’s the relationship that’s interesting: ‘work-shy’, ‘potty-mouthed’. Or themed words – anything around the sea, rivers, water: upwelling, undertow, rip, surge, surf, rush, king tide (two, sorry). I also like a bit of staccato: crotchety, bucketing…

(Image: Pacific Ocean, Washington State)