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Portmanteaus

A portmanteau is a blend of two or more words into one – Chinglish for example. Arnold Zwicky’s blog has a list of some portmanteau words from the last year and a half: 1. jeggings 2. Gleek (“a portmanteau that won the American Dialect Society competition for 2010 Word of the Year in the (new)(…)