The Illustrated Dictionary of Compound Words

Puns, and pictures of them.

(Updates MWF.)
Z is for Zebra Mussel.
1.  a small freshwater mussel. 
2.  Zoo security.
[Wikipedia:  zebra mussel]

Z is for Zebra Mussel.

1.  a small freshwater mussel.

2.  Zoo security.

[Wikipedia:  zebra mussel]

Y is for Yardsale.
1.  an informal, irregularly scheduled event for the sale of used goods by private individuals
2. A sail of sod.
[Wikipedia:  Rummage sale]

Y is for Yardsale.

1.  an informal, irregularly scheduled event for the sale of used goods by private individuals

2. A sail of sod.

[Wikipedia:  Rummage sale]

W is for Walleye.
1.  a freshwater perciform fish native to most of Canada and to the northern United States; a close relative of the European pikeperch
2.  oh god oh god help it’s looking at me
[Wikipedia:  Walleye]

W is for Walleye.

1.  a freshwater perciform fish native to most of Canada and to the northern United States; a close relative of the European pikeperch

2.  oh god oh god help it’s looking at me

[Wikipedia:  Walleye]

V is for Vampire.
1.  mythological or folkloric  beings who subsist by feeding on the life essence (generally in the  form of blood) of living creatures, regardless of whether they are undead or a living person
2.  What you call it when a shoe upper gets really mad.
[Wikipedia:  Vampire]

V is for Vampire.

1.  mythological or folkloric beings who subsist by feeding on the life essence (generally in the form of blood) of living creatures, regardless of whether they are undead or a living person

2.  What you call it when a shoe upper gets really mad.

[Wikipedia:  Vampire]

U is for Uptown.
1. a specific portion of a city in contrast with the local downtown area.  Such uptown areas  may not necessarily be located to the north of or at a higher elevation  than the downtown, regardless of designation.
2. A city featuring arrows as the primary architectural motif.
[Wikipedia:  Uptown]

U is for Uptown.

1. a specific portion of a city in contrast with the local downtown area.  Such uptown areas may not necessarily be located to the north of or at a higher elevation than the downtown, regardless of designation.

2. A city featuring arrows as the primary architectural motif.

[Wikipedia:  Uptown]

T is for Teddybear.
1.  a stuffed toy bear, usually stuffed with soft, white cotton and havig smooth and soft fur.
2.  A bear in a teddy.
[Wikipedia:  teddybear]

T is for Teddybear.

1.  a stuffed toy bear, usually stuffed with soft, white cotton and havig smooth and soft fur.

2.  A bear in a teddy.

[Wikipedia:  teddybear]

R is for Rattletrap.
1.   anything worn out, rickety, or rattling; esp., a dilapidated old automobile
2.  The best way to catch a baby
[YourDictionary.com:  rattletrap]

R is for Rattletrap.

1.  anything worn out, rickety, or rattling; esp., a dilapidated old automobile

2.  The best way to catch a baby

[YourDictionary.com:  rattletrap]

Q is for Quilting Bee.
1.  a gathering of friends and neighbors who come together to work on creating a quilt.
2.  any member of the species Apis culcita
[Wisegeek:  Quilting Bee]

Q is for Quilting Bee.

1.  a gathering of friends and neighbors who come together to work on creating a quilt.

2.  any member of the species Apis culcita

[Wisegeek:  Quilting Bee]