By definition, a portmanteau is something consisting of two or more parts. A literary portmanteau is the combination of two words that create a new meaning. For instance, ‘brunch’ is a combination of ‘breakfast’ and ‘lunch’, literally and figuratively. Brunch is a commonly used portmanteau to this day, although it was originally added to the Webster Dictionary in 1913. Portmanteaus can be dumb or brilliant, but either way they are necessary to convey a number of necessary messages in today’s day and age. We have used the same general vocabulary words for centuries, regardless how much every day life has changed. Despite all of the language monotony, a few new words and portmanteaus have managed to infiltrate the system. Here is an example we all know and probably use sexting sex + texting cellfish an individual who continues talking on their phone as to be rude or inconsiderate of other people who's next?