Hangry: are you angry when you’re hungry?
t’s been a long time since breakfast and lunch is still a while away. You want to shout at anyone who comes near you. Could it be that you’re ‘hangry’? Learn a new word made up of two words and find out the science behind the feeling of ‘hanger’.
This week’s question:
English has quite a few words which are made by joining two different words together like ‘hangry’, for example: brunch, motel, Brexit. What do we call these words?
a) Suitcase words
b) Portmanteau words
c) Backpack words
Listen to the programme to find out the answer.