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Portmanteau

A daily Education and History podcast featuring Eric Hunley
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This one has to be done if not for anything, the meta aspect of things. Podcast - "iPod" and "Broadcast"... Or is it? Ben Hammersley original accidentally coined the term podcasting in an article as he explains on the BBC program Radio Four in
Frenemy, or the plural frenemies, combines Friend and Enemy thus making it both a Portmanteau and an oxymoron or "contradiction in terms." The earliest printed use of the term was from gossip columnist Walter Winchell in the Nevada State Journa
Brexit - "British" and "exit" references the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union. This term was first coined by Peter Wilding, the chairman of British Influence, in a 2012 blog post called "Stumbling Towards the Brexit." Br
Brexit - "British" and "exit" references the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union. This term was first coined by Peter Wilding, the chairman of British Influence, in a 2012 blog post called "Stumbling Towards the Brexit." Br
This episode was chosen by a poll on Twitter. The poll had Infomercial, Infotainment, Bennifer, and Brangelina. The latter two had zero votes - so I someone is trying to tell me something.   On to the winner -Infomercial.   "Information" plus "
This episode was chosen by a poll on Twitter. The poll had Infomercial, Infotainment, Bennifer, and Brangelina. The latter two had zero votes - so I someone is trying to tell me something.   On to the winner -Infomercial.   "Information" plus "
Brexit, Bennifer, Brangelina. Infotainment infomercial and podcast .What do these all have in common? They're portmanteaus, sometimes called Frankenwords. These were first used by Lewis Carroll in "Through the Looking-Glass" and we are surround
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