Oh Please! Portmanteaus

English would be so boring if it never changed. Portmanteaus are new words that are formed by joining two others and combining their meanings. See if you can guess which to words were combined to make these mashups:

  • MuppetThe Governator
  • Ginormous
  • Smog
  • Brunch
  • Email
  • Brangelina
  • Tanzania
  • Malware
  • Modem
  • Netiquette
  • Sexting
  • Ezone
  • Emoticon
  • Skort.
  • Pinterest
  • Breathalyzer
  • Govenator
  • Motel

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4 Responses to Oh Please! Portmanteaus

  1. Jimmy M says:

    Does Brangelina count?

    LOL, great stuff as always, love your site.

  2. Gay says:

    Let’s not forget Weinergate and sexting…..

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