portmanteau Archives

When Lewis Carroll - And Humpty Dumpty - Created The Portmanteau
We all know what a portmanteau is now A word formed from the combination of two other words, smashed together Examples might include 'British exit' as Brexit, 'smog' from smoke and fog, Biscoff – a biscuit for coffee It's often used for couples, who take their names and smash them together into one – Brangelina[...]