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Aussie Life


13 January 2024

9:00 AM

13 January 2024

9:00 AM

Raymond, a Speccie reader, has coined a new (and possibly very useful) word: ‘twistory’. This neologism is another portmanteau word, that packs two words together in the same linguistic box. In this case, the words are ‘history’ and ‘twist.’ Raymond intends the word to name those who twist history. But is it really a new word? Well, there was once an episode of the American animated series Treehouse called ‘Twistory’ with a similar meaning (twisting history) but its storyline was about changing history, not telling lies about history (which is Raymond’s intended meaning).

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