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Fun Fact

Did You Know?

Event Date: 8/28/2022

A mash up of two words to make a new word - such as breakfast and lunch into brunch, or motor and hotel into motel - is called a portmanteau.


In case you're wondering, the word "portmanteau" itself is not a portmanteau.  It's a compound word that refers to a dual-sided suitcase.



Source was merriam-webster website