unknown@wiki 【EC】The origin of Portmanteau Words

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//port·man·teau [ pawrt mántō, : large suitcase
//verse: group of lines
//sundial: instrument showing time by sun's shadow:
//gyroscope  jrə skp ]:   self-stabilizing device
//gimlet:  tool for boring holes in wood
//ingenuity: 発明の才
//flimsy: not strong: weak and too easily broken
//worn and threadbare: worn out, frayed, or threadbare after long use
//threadbare 【形】 擦り切れた、着古した、みすぼらしい、お粗末な、
badger:  アナグマ

. Brunch = breakfast + lunch
2. Brad (Pitt) + Angelina (Jolie) = Brangelina
3. fan + magazine = fanzine
4. smoke + fog = smog
5. telephone + marathon = telethon
6. medical + care = Medicare
7. motor + hotel = motel
8. camera + recorder = camcorder