Portmanteau | Phoneme 1 | Phoneme 2 | Phonetic Probability | Phonetic Distance |
---|---|---|---|---|

automobeland (automobile/eland) | AO₁·T·AH₀·M·OW₀·B·IY₂·L | IY₁·L·AH₀·N·D | 4.68e-08 | 0 |

wheland (wheel/eland) | W·IY₁·L | IY₁·L·AH₀·N·D | 2.84e-07 | 0 |

cartvark (cart/aardvark) | K·AA₁·R·T | AA₁·R·D·V·AA₂·R·K | 6.21e-08 | 2 |

handlebaardvark (handlebar/aardvark) | HH·AE₁·N·D·AH₀·L·B·AA₂·R | AA₁·R·D·V·AA₂·R·K | 3.24e-06 | 0 |

motorcaardvark (motorcar/aardvark) | M·OW₁·T·ER₀·K·AA₂·R | AA₁·R·D·V·AA₂·R·K | 3.24e-06 | 0 |

streetcaardvark (streetcar/aardvark) | S·T·R·IY₁·T·K·AA₂·R | AA₁·R·D·V·AA₂·R·K | 3.24e-06 | 0 |

cardvark (car/aardvark) | K·AA₁·R | AA₁·R·D·V·AA₂·R·K | 5.45e-06 | 0 |

racercus (racer/circus) | R·EY₁·S·ER₀ | S·ER₁·K·AH₀·S | 5.20e-06 | 1 |

scooturtle (scooter/turtle) | S·K·UW₁·T·ER₀ | T·ER₁·T·AH₀·L | 1.45e-05 | 1 |

commuturtle (commuter/turtle) | K·AH₀·M·Y·UW₁·T·ER₀ | T·ER₁·T·AH₀·L | 1.45e-05 | 1 |

motortle (motor/turtle) | M·OW₁·T·ER₀ | T·ER₁·T·AH₀·L | 1.45e-05 | 1 |

ridertle (rider/turtle) | R·AY₁·D·ER₀ | T·ER₁·T·AH₀·L | 6.54e-06 | 3 |

Rhyme | Phoneme 1 | Phoneme 2 | Phonetic Probability | Phonetic Distance |
---|---|---|---|---|

bike tyke | B·AY₁·K | T·AY₁·K | 1.71e-07 | 0 |

motorbike tyke | M·OW₁·T·ER₀·B·AY₂·K | T·AY₁·K | 2.64e-07 | 0 |

cannondale whale | K·AE₁·N·AH₀·N·D·EY₂·L | W·EY₁·L | 1.22e-06 | 0 |

rail whale | R·EY₁·L | W·EY₁·L | 1.72e-06 | 0 |

The code for generating the portmanteaus and rhymes can be found at the entendrepreneur-web github repository. This algorithm was presented at the NeurIPS 2018 Creativity and Design Workshop under the title "Entendrepreneur: Generating Humorous Portmanteaus using Word-Embeddings", the associated conference paper can be found here. All credit for the code and the algorithm goes to Jonathan Simon. Please direct any questions to [email protected].

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