Two words spliced together is called a portmanteau. Here's 21 modern word mash-ups that help us makes sense of the world!
From: sex + texting. To send and receiving sexually explicit messages on mobile phones.
From: text + expectation. The intense anticipation felt when waiting for a response from a text.
From: screen + teenager. An adolescent who excessively watches screen entertainment.
From: web + seminar. An interactive presentation or seminar that is transmitted over the Web using video conferencing software.
From: Brad + Angelina. The supercouple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.
From: emotion + icon. Facial expressions formed by various combinations of keyboard characters and used in electronic communications to convey the writer’s feelings or intended tone.
From: internet + nest. The comfy place made in a bed so you can surf the internet.
From: shopping + propaganda. Advertising by supermarkets and banks etc which trumpet their social responsibility.
From: ask + a**hole. Someone who asks stupid or pointless questions.
From: brother + romance. The complicated love and affection shared by two straight males
From: dude + divorce. When a bromance goes bad and two guys fall out.
From: nerd + hijacking. To hijack a conversation by introducing an obscure topic or discussing a common one to an excessive level of detail.
From: volunteer + told. To be told to do something, usually by your boss but as though it was voluntary. For example “I got voluntold I have to work this weekend.”
From: uncoordinated + keyboard. Unable to type without repeatedly making mistakes.
From: celebrity + debutante. Someone who is famous for being famous but who has no apparent talent.
From: Twitter + literati. The Tweet elite, whose twitter feeds attract millions of followers.
From: Twitter + atmosphere. The total universe of Twitter users and their habits.
From: internet + etiquette. Acceptable on-line behaviour.
From: metropolitan + heterosexual. A straight guy, especially one who lives in a city, who is especially meticulous about his grooming and appearance and typically spends a significant amount of time and money on fashion, and similar interests traditionally associated with women or gay men.
From: geography + caching. A treasure hunt in which participants use a GPS to hide and seek containers of treasure.
From: glamour + camping. Camping on a luxury scale!
Can you think of any to add to the list?