The Made Up Words Project

made up words

made up words

The Made Up Words Project is an on-going undertaking by illustrator Rinee Shah.
The goal is to collect and catalog the made up words that we share with family and friends.


Sandals; Spanglish version of the word “chancletas,”
(noun) changks

Example: “Timmy, put on your chanks, we’re going to the beach!”
– From Billy G., Manhattan Beach, California


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Posted on February 11, 2014, in Languagewatch. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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