POPs

*postings on phrasal overlap portmanteaus and related phenomena

Erin McKean in the Boston Globe, 1/24/10
[http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/ideas/articles/2010/01/24/sweet_tooth_fairies/]

…..

AZ, 1/24/10: Sweet tooth fairies:
[http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=2071]

3/22/10: Dilating eye teeth:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2010/03/22/dilating-eye-teeth/]

5/13/10: Phrasal Overlap Portmanteaus:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2010/05/13/phrasal-overlap-portmanteaus/]
fond memory foam bed; discussions of POPs
a Language Log posting of mine, “Sweet Tooth Fairies”, reporting on Erin McKean’s longer, and delightful, discussion in a Boston Globe “The Word” column. And then I returned to the topic on this blog, on “dilating eye teeth” …
Monty Python’s Word Association Football (esp. “kick him in the Balls Pond Road”)

6/12/10: Morphological overlap portmanteaus:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2010/06/12/morphological-overlap-portmanteaus/]
playmanteaus (e.g. Guggenheimlich in Guggenheimlich Maneuver)

6/13/10: The Commencement pun crop:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2010/06/13/the-commencement-pun-crop/]
with Bizarro playmanteaus

6/18/10: Telescoped POPs:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2010/06/18/telescoped-pops/]
? Larry King Kong telescoped to Larry Kong

6/27/10: Telescoped POPs with a twist:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2010/06/27/telescoped-pops-with-a-twist/]
complex game with telescoped POPs

6/28/10: POP games:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2010/06/28/pop-games/]
games to retrieve contributors from a telescoped POP

8/6/10: Zippy taken over by valley girl:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2010/08/06/zippy-taken-over-by-valley-girl/]
including Square Root Beer

2/4/11: A portmanteau crop:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2011/02/04/a-portmanteau-crop/]
Boomchickadee, with an inventory of POP postings

6/12/12: Sunday punnies:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2011/06/12/sunday-punnies-2/]
Elephantom of the Opera

7/2/11: AZBlogX, Hot wieners for the 4th:
[http://arnold-x-zwicky.livejournal.com/35804.html]
Red, White & Blue Balls

7/3/11: telephonoscopy:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2011/07/03/telephonoscopy/]
intestinal tract house

7/25/11: Name chains:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2011/07/25/name-chains/]
Al Gore Vidal Sassoon

8/24/11: Cartoon POP:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2011/08/24/cartoon-pop/]
bento boxer

11/26/11: Bizarro POP:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2011/11/26/bizarro-pop/]
clown college football widow

12/7/11: New frontiers in overlaps:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2011/12/07/new-frontiers-in-overlaps/]
sentential overlap portmanteaus (I love my house now belongs to my wife etc.); discussions of POPs; inventory of postings

12/15/11: Amazing Grace notes:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2011/12/15/amazing-grace-notes/]

1/15/12: Surreal estate:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/01/15/surreal-estate/]
surreal estate agent

1/31/12: Cartoon 3: Snowman up!:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/01/31/cartoon-3-snowman-up/]

4/22/12: The drag news for linguists:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/04/22/the-drag-news-for-linguists/]
POP drag names: Clare Booth Luce Change, Snow White Trash, Joan Jett Black

7/18/12: The inevitable POP:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/07/18/the-inevitable-pop/]
iPad Thai

7/20/12: Bizarro POP:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/07/20/bizarro-pop-2/]
photographic memory foam mattress

8/14/12: Jack POP:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/08/14/jack-pop/]
lumber-jack-in-the-box

9/7/12: Dinosaur puns:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/09/07/dinosaur-puns/]
Give it a triceratops etc.

9/24/12: The Jetsons:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/09/24/the-jetsons/]
slipped disk jockey, beep-beepniks

10/5/12: Portmanteaus of past lives:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2012/10/05/portmanteaus-of-past-lives/]
L. Ron Mother Hubbard (A + B) C

3/14/13: Horton and the detective mystery:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/03/14/horton-and-the-detective-mystery/]
Horton Hears a Whodunit

3/30/13: Vampire Manga Dog condo:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/03/30/vampire-manga-dog-condo/]
Orlando your dreams

4/29/13: Nick Danger: an appreciation:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/04/29/nick-danger-an-appreciation/]
Half a Key Largo

7/2/13: Onomatopoeia in the comics:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/07/02/onomatopoeia-in-the-comics/]
Yoko Onomatopoeia

8/17/13: Lee Lorenz, Matthew Barney, and more:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/08/17/lee-lorenz-matthew-barney-and-more/]
Matthew Barney Rubble

9/19/13: Miscellany for 9/19/13:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2013/09/19/miscellany-for-91913/]
Pacific Rim Job

3/2/14: Minimumble:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/03/02/minimumble/]
Bed Bath and Beyond Thunderdrome

3/29/14: Pun time:

Pun time


Fleetwood Macchiato

3/29/14: Comics and music:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/03/29/comics-and-music/]
the Artist Formerly Known as Prince Valiant

4/16/14: A (B + C):
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/04/16/a-b-c/]
sharing of parts in paranormallegal (paranormal + paralegal)

4/20/14: Three for the day (Easter):
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/04/20/three-for-the-day/]
corned beef and hashtag

5/1/14: Schadenfreudian Slip:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/05/01/schadenfreudian-slip/]

5/26/14: Two more on Memorial Day?:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/05/26/two-more-on-memorial-day/]
Parker Penpoint

7/31/14: POP goes the taxi:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/07/31/pop-goes-the-taxi/]
manipedicab

10/9/14: Two for Thursday:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/10/09/two-for-thursday/]
grammar police dog

12/14/14: Idioms:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/12/14/idioms/]
Moby Dick Cavett

12/25/14: Winter POP:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/12/25/winter-pop/]
ice cubicle

4/10/15: Today’s POP:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/04/10/todays-pop/]
student loan shark

9/2/15: TV series circuit party animals:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/09/02/tv-series-circuit-party-animals/]
Playboy After Dark Shadows; title of this posting

10/15/15: Dark loamy POP:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/10/15/dark-loamy-pop/]
garden bed rest

10/20/15: Going to the dogs:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/10/20/going-to-the-dogs/]
avant-guard dog

11/2/15: Monkey Puzzle Trio:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/11/02/monkey-puzzle-trio/]
lexiphrasal POPs

11/27/15: Canned cranjellyfish:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/11/27/canned-cranjellyfish/]

11/28/15: Pearls POP:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/11/28/pearls-pop/]
worrywarthog

11/30/15: Monster Mash:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/11/30/monster-mash-2/]
Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young Frankenstein

12/7/15: A Montalbán Hanukkah:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/12/07/a-montalban-hanukkah/]
Rhymes With Orange: The Wrath of Khanukkah

12/12/15: Victoria’s Secret Agent:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2015/12/12/victorias-secret-agent/]
Bizarro

3/13/16: Cowboy POP:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/03/13/cowboy-pop/]
Rhymes With Orange: prairie dog walker

3/17/16: Two Thursday cartoons:
[http://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/03/17/two-thursday-cartoons/]
#1 MGG: short-term memory foam mattress

4/12/16: POP goes the bargain:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/04/12/pop-goes-the-bargain/]
Rhymes With Orange: distracted driving a hard bargain

6/24/16: Bob Eckstein:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/06/24/bob-eckstein/]
#1 Eckstein cartton: free-range Beefeater

11/20/16: Two POPs:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2016/11/20/two-pops/]
Rhymes With Orange: gingerbread house of correction

1/4/17: a New Yorker POP:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/01/04/a-new-yorker-pop/]
Stranger in a Strange Land’s End catalog

1/29/17: POP + pun:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/01/29/pop-pun/]
MGG cartoon: Betty Crocker spaniel

2/22/17: Two from the 2/27 NYer:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/02/22/two-from-the-227-nyer/]
Alice Cheng cartoon “Brownstonehenge”

4/28/17: Friday word play in the comics:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/04/28/friday-word-play-in-the-comics/]
#2 Bizarro: Doctors Without Border Collies

7/4/17: POP go the pheromones:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/07/04/pop-go-the-pheromones/]
#1 Rhymes With Orange: marionetworking

7/18/17: POP with Poe:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/07/18/pop-with-poe/]
Rhymes With Orange: Edgar Allan po’ boy

8/4/17: WaynoPOPs:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/08/04/waynopops/]
6 POPs in Waynovision, Bizarro

8/18/17: Make America grate again:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/08/18/make-america-grate-again/]
#6 Make America Great Britain Again

8/30/17: The Fountain of Angels in America:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/08/30/the-fountain-of-angels-in-america/]

2/28/18: POP on the half shell:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/02/28/pop-on-the-half-shell/]
Home Birth of Venus

3/5/18: Another WaynoPOP:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/03/05/yet-another-waynopop/]
forbidden Fruit Loops

3/13/18: Zane Grills:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/03/13/zane-grills/]
three name chains: Billy Zane Grey, Billy Joel Grey, Fletcher Christian Grey

4/8/18: Three weekend cartoons: POP goes the caveman couple, recursively:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/04/08/three-weekend-cartoons-pop-goes-the-caveman-couple-recursively/]
profoundly moving violation

4/14/18: New frontiers in POPs:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/04/14/new-frontiers-in-pops/]
E-I-E-I-O.C.D.

4/17/18: Lars Kinseth:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/04/17/lars-kenseth/]
#1 museum loan shark

5/6/18: Said the rapper to the geek:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/05/06/said-the-rapper-to-the-geek/]
M.C. Hammer-Escher

6/25/18: Midsummer cartoons:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/06/25/midsummer-cartoons/]
#4 art school of fish

6/27/18: Drunk Cartoon POP:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/06/27/drunkcartoon-pop/]
driverless car chase; drawbridge over troubled waters

8/6/18: Two occasions, four cartoons:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2018/08/06/two-occasions-four-cartoons/]
#1 stun gun control; suggestions for underwear POPs

4/6/19: The trail mixer:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/04/06/the-trail-mixer/]

10/9/19: Two old cartoon friends:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/10/09/two-old-cartoon-friends/]
doctors without border collies

10/18/19: Heavenly POP:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/10/18/heavenly-pop/]
pearly gate crasher

12/13/19: Two actor POP days:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2019/12/13/two-actor-pop-days/]
Kurt Russell terrier, Eva Marie Saint Lucy’s Day

5/15/20: Edgar Allan Wrench:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/05/15/edgar-allan-wrench/]

8/12/20: Christopher Robin Hood:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2020/08/12/christopher-robin-hood/]

5/10/21: A POPular cartoon:
[https://arnoldzwicky.org/2021/05/10/a-popular-cartoon/]
behavioral science fiction


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