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  • I was pleasantly reassured when I saw that wikipedia did not have an article for Malamanteau prior to the xkcd comic being published.

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  • My head hurts.

    May 14, 2010

  • A grand malamanteau is a sweet tooth fairy made from pairing a regular word with a malapropism that is itself combined with a neologism. Now go ahead and have a fit, or a seizure, whichever is your pleasure.

    May 13, 2010

  • See also malamanteau.

    May 13, 2010

  • A crate of remaindered Malamud novels.

    May 13, 2010

  • It must be a proper name like Malaprop, since it is capitalized.

    May 13, 2010

  • Malamanteau: A neologism for a portmanteau created by incorrectly combining a malapropism with a neologism. It is itself a portmanteau of 'malapropism' and 'portmanteau'.

    May 13, 2010