Diomedes wrote:I'm seeing it embedded in names of places around town.
Diomedes wrote:Republic of Formosa. Got it. Thank you!
Any relation to the forum name?
Incubus wrote:Dragonbones wrote:It's a portmanteau, as MM explains.
Portmanteau? You mean a blend.
Wiki wrote:"Portmanteau word" is used to describe a linguistic blend, namely "a word formed by blending sounds from two or more distinct words and combining their meanings." ....a portmanteau word is typically formed by combining two or more existing words that all relate to a singular concept which the portmanteau word is meant to describe, such as Spanish and English, into Spanglish.
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