Portmanteaus: Linguistic Venn Diagrams

Gary mentioned portmanteaus today. It got me thinking about why I love a good portmanteau.

2 Comments Portmanteaus: Linguistic Venn Diagrams

  1. Gav

    Isn’t a portmanteau a bag??? ie what Qlders call a “port”, as in a school port.

    What’s lunch etc got to do with it?

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