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What is the meaning of 'portmanteau'?

  A portmanteau is a large suitcase. By extension, a portmanteau word is one that packs two meanings into one word: brunch (breakfast and lunch); smog (smoke and fog); sli (MORE)
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What is a listing ship?

  This is a ship that is leaning on one side or the other.
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What is a portmanteau word?

  Answer     A type of epithetic compound invented by Lewis Carroll in which parts of two descriptive words are combined into a single word. One famous example i (MORE)

Stocks 101: Learn Stock Market Basics

The stock market is one of the more intimidating subjects in all of personal finance. You may want to get into the stock market, but are hesitant because you don't understand (MORE)
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What is better the you phone 5c or 5s?

the 5s because it has better service but it dosent have diffrent  colrs just silver gold and black
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Who is Georg Listing?

Georg Listing is the bass player from the band TOKIO HOTEL [they rock!] He was born in Germany on 31 March 1987.He is only child and is also the oldest out of the band. He is (MORE)
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Is 'tumtum' a portmanteau?

Lewis Carroll never offered an explanation for the word 'tumtum' but, owing to its structure, it is unlikely to be a portmanteau.    Other portmanteau words combine two (MORE)

Which words in Harry Potter are portmanteau?

Animagus = Animal + Magus (sorcerer) Aragog = Arachnid + Gog OR Magog (two giants that appear in the Bible) Arithmancy = Arithmetic + Mancy (to foresee) Remembrall = Rem (MORE)