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Certain words have parts that mean rather interesting things. There words are here for your enjoyment. Please add some!
Bathometer; tool used to measure bathtubs.
Bathophobia; fear of bathing.
Bedridden; having travelled in a bed.
Bedrock; a bed made of stone.
Beer; <Be + er> one who is.
Bibcock; a rooster that eats all of the food you drop before it stains your shirt.
Betray; to exist as a serving platter.
Bibliography; <Biblion, book (Greek) + graphic, pictural> a comic book (i.e. graphic novel)
Coordinate; <Co, same (Latin) + ordinare, to ordain (Latin)> To order the same thing.
Copulative; related to a police officer.
Diary; <Di, through (also two) (Greek) + airy> by air; air mail.
Diet; to color a T shirt.
Disobey; to insult and then comply with the penalties.
Extended; was cared for (tended)
Fellow; to fall and say, Oww!
Frankenstein <Frank, brief + en, to go into + stein, a pint-size mug for beer> to quickly drink a pint of beer.
Godchild; the child of God, i.e. Jesus (hey, its a Christian term, anyway).
Goad; a moble commercial (the ad goes).
Goodman; a man covered in goo.
Heal; a statement proclaiming that helium is all around us.
Homunculus; <Homo, man (Latin) + un, not + culus, bane (Greek)> not man's problem.
Hundred; to dread Mongolians.
Illuminate; to poorly light something.
Injury; the state of being on a jury.
Jerkin; relatives of a jerk.
Junk mail; Chinese trading ships sent bulk mail.
Keystone; a key made of rocks.
Knapsack; a bag for sleeping. Most knapsacks have hooks on top to hang up the sleeper.
Laboratory; either a lab or a British Conservative Party member (Tory).
Machine; the speed of sound expressed in multiples of e (2.18...).
Magma; the typical mother as depicted by magazines.
Mail; a mother that is sick.
Model; the average of the letter L.
Modem; the average of the letter M.
Occident; a British accident (with a Brittish accent).
Open; of (or relating to) a pen.
Oology; the science of gasping (oohs and aahs).
Oppress; the opposite of pressing; to pull.
Package; an old bundle or sack.
Pageant; a beuty contest among apprentices to knights.
Painter; one who is constantly annoying.
Parabola: <Para, beside (Greek) or for (Spanish) + bola, ball (Spanish)> reguarding a ball; not bolas.
Pilot; a person who quotes the number pi (3.14159...) a lot.
Polygon; away from home many times.
Polynesia; a great deal of memory loss (amnesia).
Questionable; to seek the able.
Quite; making little or no sound (a common mispelling of quiet).
Represent; to announce again.
Romantic; <Roman + antic, a mischevious act (both English)> illicit activity in Rome.
Rustic; of, relating to, or typically made of rusted metal.
Secure; <Se, without (Latin) + cure)> without a medical cure.
Spanking; spinning a king.
Spellbound; bound for a short but indefinate amount of time.
Stillman; still a man.
Stockpot; marijuana commodities (stock market).
Template; a temporary plate.
Template; having eaten a temple.
Thyme; I am yours (literally "your me"). Good response to Valentines day cards asking, "Be mine."
Toothbrush; also the brush.
Undermined; the subconscious (under the mind).
Viagra; <Via, by/through the + grab> to grab through testosterone.
Whopper; <wappen, to throw violently (Old English) = > Whop, to thrash/defeat> one who throws things violently.
Xerox; <xero, dry + X, an unknown variable/thing> to dry something.
Yellow; to shout, "Oww!"
Zoological; logically, a zoo.