Portmanteau | Phoneme 1 | Phoneme 2 | Phonetic Probability | Phonetic Distance |
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lamentelssohn (lament/mendelssohn) | L·AH₀·M·EH₁·N·T | M·EH₁·N·D·AH₀·L·S·AH₀·N | 1.00e-08 | 2 |

damnadeus (damn/amadeus) | D·AE₁·M | AE₂·M·AH₀·D·EY₁·AH₀·S | 2.30e-07 | 0 |

michelangelothsome (michelangelo/loathsome) | M·AY₂·K·AH₀·L·AE₁·N·JH·AH₀·L·OW₂ | L·OW₁·DH·S·AH₀·M | 7.73e-07 | 0 |

grimbrandt (grim/rembrandt) | G·R·IH₁·M | R·EH₁·M·B·R·AE₂·N·T | 4.79e-08 | 4 |

scaria (scary/aria) | S·K·EH₁·R·IY₀ | AA₁·R·IY₀·AH₀ | 8.01e-08 | 4 |

bizaria (bizarre/aria) | B·AH₀·Z·AA₁·R | AA₁·R·IY₀·AH₀ | 5.45e-06 | 0 |

subparia (subpar/aria) | S·AH₀·B·P·AA₁·R | AA₁·R·IY₀·AH₀ | 5.45e-06 | 0 |

mediocreubini (mediocre/cherubini) | M·IY₂·D·IY₀·OW₁·K·ER₀ | K·ER₀·UW₀·B·IY₁·N·IY₀ | 8.96e-06 | 0 |

sickencerto (sicken/concerto) | S·IH₁·K·AH₀·N | K·AH₀·N·CH·EH₁·R·T·OW₀ | 1.09e-05 | 0 |

sickencerti (sicken/concerti) | S·IH₁·K·AH₀·N | K·AH₀·N·CH·EH₁·R·T·IY₀ | 1.09e-05 | 0 |

requiamaze (requiem/amaze) | R·EH₁·K·W·IY₀·AH₀·M | AH₀·M·EY₁·Z | 1.29e-05 | 0 |

gounodrocious (gounod/atrocious) | G·UW₁·N·AH₀·D | AH₀·T·R·OW₁·SH·AH₀·S | 4.87e-06 | 2 |

verdicent (verdi/decent) | V·EH₁·R·D·IY₀ | D·IY₁·S·AH₀·N·T | 1.13e-05 | 1 |

vivaldecent (vivaldi/decent) | V·IH₀·V·AA₁·L·D·IY₀ | D·IY₁·S·AH₀·N·T | 1.13e-05 | 1 |

eroicalamitous (eroica/calamitous) | ER₀·OY₁·K·AH₀ | K·AH₀·L·AE₁·M·AH₀·T·AH₀·S | 5.32e-05 | 0 |

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

shock bach | SH·AA₁·K | B·AA₁·K | 1.16e-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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