Portmanteau Dictionary: Blend Words in the English Language, Including Trademarks and Brand Names

Portmanteau Dictionary: Blend Words in the English Language, Including Trademarks and Brand Names

by Dick Thurner

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Portmanteau Dictionary: Blend Words in the English Language, Including Trademarks and Brand Names by Dick Thurner

"Portmanteau" (a suitcase with equal halves) means two words packed together to convey meanings more precisely, colorfully, vibrantly or whimsically. Over 1,600 blend words are defined, with the root words given for each. Over 600 trademarks are included, with a brief definition and the tradename holder.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780899506876
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 07/28/1993
Pages: 190
Product dimensions: 5.54(w) x 8.78(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Dick Thurner lives in Janesville, Wisconsin.

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