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Portmanteau words are formed from portions of

posted by Jason Kottke   Aug 05, 2004

Portmanteau words are formed from portions of two or more words. bionic = biology + electronic; squiggle = squirm + wiggle; quasar = quasistellar + radio; croissandwich = croissant + sandwich

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