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Old 05-19-06, 07:31 PM   #1
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Rules for making hybrid words

At least that is the name I think they are called, you know words like brifters - brake shifters, or how about boccliflower - broccoli and cauliflower.

Are there any rules for making up these words? Are they constructed in alphabetical order, or in the way that is easiest to get your tounge around?
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Old 05-19-06, 10:01 PM   #2
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There are no rules but there is a principle: you have to include enough of each word that people recognize both words, at least after it's pointed out.
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