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1. Taxicab = Taximeter + Cabriolet

2. Emoticon = Emotive(emotion) Icon

3. Car = Carriage

4. Smog = Smoke + Fog

5. Velcro = The French Words "Velours" (Velvet) + "Crochet" (Hook)

6. Tanzania = Tanganyika & Zanzibar

7. Motel = Motor (Motorists') Hotel

8. Microsoft = Microcomputer + Software

9. Movie = Moving Picture

10. Chortle = Chuckle + Snort

11. Taser = Thomas A Swift Electric Rifle

12. Pixel = Picture Element

13. Vitamin = Vital + Amine

14. Bit = Binary + Digit

15. New York Knicks = Knickerbockers

16. Snark = Snide + Remark

17. Fan = Fanatic

18. OK = Oll Korrect??

19. Cyborg = Cybernetic + Organism

 20. Newt Gingrich = Newton Gingrich

 21. Never = Not Ever