Portmanteau Play

I love classic portmanteau words such as “spurious” — a blend of “specious” and “curious.” It’s fun to invent new ones and fantasize that one day they, too, may “go viral” as the expression puts it.

A triumph of mine in generative, artificial portmanteau-ing hybridizes “prattle” and “twaddle” into “praddle” and “twattle.”

Try your hand at this game. It’s not as hard as it looks.

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About JMN

I live in Texas and devote much of my time to easel painting on an amateur basis. I stream a lot of music, mostly jazz, throughout the day. I like to read and memorize poetry.
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6 Responses to Portmanteau Play

  1. Praddle and twattle are great! I will now try to think of some more. Good fun, thanks Jim!

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  2. Hahaha! I do it all the time, Jim!

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