Quick. Does this sentence make grammatical sense?
The man who hunts ducks out on weekends.
How about this one:
The cotton shirts are made of grows in Mississippi.
A word about the Hero in the beginning.
In a novel there are obstacles — tangible ones such as icebergs, aliens, a powerful lost Ark, fairy tale creatures invading Shrek’s swamp, or the Mafia. But there are also inner conflicts within the Hero which affect the outer conflict.
Growing up, I always loved the Sunday Comics section of my newspaper. So I thought I’d start a Sunday …
A portmanteau word is created by combining two existing words. They are sometimes eventually recognized by dictionaries, but more often, they appear as slang and quickly fade into obsolescence. A common and relevant example is blog (web + log).