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October 29, 2012  11:27 AM

Combined words and Lewis Carroll



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, grammar quiz, grammatical terms, Lewis Carroll, word meaning

Which is correct? What do you call words like phablet,  Kinect and electrocute, that are each made up of parts of two words? a. retronyms b. portmanteaus c. anacronyms Bonus questions: What two words are each of those made from? a. phablet = ______ + ________ b....

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