Monday, September 7, 2009

Losing the Hyphen

  • Main Entry: un·der·bel·ly
  • Pronunciation: \ˈən-dər-ˌbe-lē\
  • Function: noun

1 : a vulnerable area; also : a corrupt or sordid part underbelly of the entertainment industry>
2 : the underside of a body or mass

1 comment:

Mary said...

Ahhh -- the underbelly. As opposed to something is under your belly? LOL! Sorry, I'm bored at the moment, so I am blogbarding you. Oh, look, a portmanteau!!