Who can tell me what the following words all have in common?
Would it help if I said the clue was a French word portmanteau: a case or bag for carrying clothes that usually opens up into two equally sized compartments? The clue’s in the two… because, you see, all the above words are in fact portmanteau words – a linguistic blend of words in which parts of two or more existing words are combined to make a new word. We all know what the constituent parts of Brangelina are – can you tell what the others on the list are made up of? Click here for a full portion