Adorkable Blends

August 29, 2012

Is “ginormous” really a word? What about “adorkable”? LSA English Professor Anne Curzan examines the history of portmanteau words, revealing some common words you may not recognize as blends—as well as some newer blends you may not have heard.

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Video production by Natalie Condon.

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