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Subject: But hold on...
Path: you​!your-host​!warthog​!goatrectum​!plovergw​!ploverhub​!shitpost​!mjd
Date: 2019-10-18T13:31:28
Newsgroup: news.groups.frankenpotamus
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A while back I ruefully observed that “-potamus” is not a productive morpheme in English, you can't just append it to any other word. For example, "burritopotamus" doesn't mean an especially large and overflowing burrito, it's just puzzling.

And I've mentioned a couple of times [(1)] [(2)] that “franken-” can be used that way.

And now I'm thinking about “frankenpotamus”, and it's terrifying.

But if there can be “sharknado”…