Duplictecture: more like this
Two in one: invented by Humpty Dumpty.
alcoholiday A 1913 New York Times article on up-and-coming portmanteaus includes the word “alcoholiday” – leisure time spent drinking. (@mental_floss Should mean holiday from alcohol.)
darkitecture (Dark matter, not buildings, but somebody should build it.)
duplictecture: China building Austrian villages, Stuttgart etc.
industivity: creative and industrious (@entschwindet)
jungalow (writer Ruth Margolis)
nostalgiapathetic tweenface (@furmadamadam)
screamish: not for the screamish (@LadyKentmores)
parkade: a building designed and constructed for the #parking of vehicles; a multi-storey car park. (Canada) (radio DJ @cowanrob/Rob Cowan)
renoviction: The mass eviction of a building’s tenants to enable it to be renovated. (@cowanrob/Rob Cowan)
snowmantics (weatherman Alex Deakin)
sponsumer: not sure how this works
twitchfork mobs (writer Jon Ronson)
vacationary: someone who does missionary work on their vacations
wedmin: wedding admin (@LouisaWilliams4)
MALAPROPS AND TYPOS
The best malapropisms are righter than the real thing.
aurora for aura: Before plants are injured they have a change in their aurora. (Web)
combishambles for omnishambles (BBC News October 22 2012 That’s a malapropped portmanteau.)
dimonties for diamante
dinaphorous robes (Bargain Hunt)
adjustable cami top with lace thrill
mundance for mundane
sedentary rocks for sedimentary (BBC)
servile oranges (for making marmalade)
talentuous (French speaker)
taupe for toupee: a man wearing a very bad taupe has come up and engaged me in conversation (@LadyKentmores)
undwindled luxury for unbridled (Chris Packham)
Why are they all singing in forsetto? (@teamaking)
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