[Ads-l] "dramastically"

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Fri May 1 20:06:05 UTC 2015


I was just Skyping <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skype> with my son, who
lives in another state, and while describing something — it may have been
the sound of heavy rain on the roof — he produced the accidental
portmanteau "dramastically" = "dramatically" + "drastically". Pretty good,
imho.

Mark Mandel

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