> At least in the case of "-coholic", I'm pretty sure that's due to the > portmanteau "chocoholic" causing it to be re-analysed. "-dar" I'm not > so sure has an independent existence: there's the portmanteau > "gaydar", of course, but aside from nonce terms that still act as > portmanteaus (first unit shares the /Ei/), I can't really think of > anything else following the pattern. There's "lidar", so at least 1. But that's more of an acronym that happens to share the same last three words than it is a re-analysis of "-dar". Sonar might be a good example, dropping the 'd'. -l.