August 2 2016

Rules Of Grammar: What Are Portmanteau Words?

Rules Of Grammar LogoPortmanteau words are words that combine the pronunciations and meanings of two words.


smog= smoke + fog
Brexit= Britain + exit
newscast= news + broadcast
docudrama= documentary + drama
sitcom= situational + comedy
affluenza= affluence + influenza
camcorder= camera + recorder
neither= not + either
irregardless= irrespective + regardless

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Posted August 2, 2016 by Elsie Villega in category "Grammar

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