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* ''[=FedCom=]''. ''[=WarShip=]''. ''[=ComStar=]''. ''[=JumpShip=]''. ''[=MechWarrior=]''. ''[[DropShip DropShip]]''. ''[=BattleMech=]''. ''TabletopGame/BattleTech''.
** The Clans, although shunning contractions, have done this to other words. Quiaff?

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* ''[=FedCom=]''. ''[=WarShip=]''. ''[=ComStar=]''. ''[=JumpShip=]''. ''[=MechWarrior=]''. Done liberally throughout '' TabletopeGame/BattleTech'', including in the title, sometimes even in cases where the word is common or already exists in other SciFi without Camel Case. Examples include, but are by no means limited to, ''[=FedCom=]'' (Federated Commonwealth - a personal union of the Federated Suns and Lyran Commonwealth), ''[=WarShip=]'', ''[=ComStar=]'' (derived from Star League Communications Network), ''[[FasterThanLightTravel JumpShip]]'', ''[=MechWarrior=]'', ''[[DropShip DropShip]]''. ''[=BattleMech=]''. ''TabletopGame/BattleTech''.
DropShip]]'', and ''[=BattleMech=]'' (in contrast to the also present [=IndustrialMechs=]).
** The Clans, although shunning contractions, have done this to other words.words, though they usually eschew the CamelCase used by most of the Inner Sphere. Quiaff?

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* ''Literature/TheMurderbotDiaries'': Common in the setting, thanks in part to corporate lingo from its many {{NGO Superpower}}s. The titular artificial {{Cyborg}} is a [=SecUnit=]; most stations have computer-networked [=SecSystems=] and [=MedSystems=]; one exceptionally malevolent MegaCorp is [=GreyCris=]; one major SpaceStation corporate hub is named [=TranRollinHyfa=]; and so on.


* Mocked in ''Series/StargateAtlantis'', when Rodney dubs the craft that would become known as a Puddle Jumper a "[=GateShip=]", and is instantly told, "Okay, you don't get to name things anymore." In an alternate timeline, [=McKay=] does get to name it [=GateShip=], mainly to set up a [='GS-1'=] joke. Later they learn that the Asurans who built the ships did call them [=GateShips=], which enthuses McKay, but is taken as another piece of evidence of their creative bankruptcy by everyone else.

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* Mocked in ''Series/StargateAtlantis'', when Rodney dubs the craft that would become known as a Puddle Jumper a "[=GateShip=]", and is instantly told, "Okay, you don't get to name things anymore." In an alternate timeline, [=McKay=] does get to name it [=GateShip=], mainly to set up a [='GS-1'=] joke. Later they learn that the Asurans who built the ships did call them [=GateShips=], which enthuses McKay, [=McKay=], but is taken as another piece of evidence of their creative bankruptcy by everyone else.


* ''Franchise/RoboCop''. The title itself is a [=WikiWord.=]

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* ''Franchise/RoboCop''. The title itself is a [=WikiWord.=]=] Otherwise mostly averted in this series.


* In Japanese, forming words like this is perfectly normal. They are built from combinations of Japanese and [[GratuitousEnglish English]] words. For example, the Japanese word for "PC" is [[Anime/{{Chobits}} "paso-kon"]], an abbreviation of "personal computer" pronounced using standard Japanese phonemes. This extends even to names, especially of celebrities. Music/JimiHendrix, for example, is something like [=JimiHen=]. Specifically, they form words of four moraic units as in ''pa-so-ko-n''=Personal computer, ''ji-mi-he-n''=Jimi Hendrix. Also 'lo-li-ko-n'=LolitaComplex, ''ko-n-bi-ni''=Convenience Store, or ''i-ra-su-to''=Illustration.

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* In Japanese, forming words like this is perfectly normal. They are built from combinations of Japanese and [[GratuitousEnglish English]] words. For example, the Japanese word for "PC" is [[Anime/{{Chobits}} "paso-kon"]], an abbreviation of "personal computer" pronounced using standard Japanese phonemes. This extends even to names, especially of celebrities. Music/JimiHendrix, for example, is something like [=JimiHen=]. Specifically, they form words of four moraic units as in ''pa-so-ko-n''=Personal computer, ''ji-mi-he-n''=Jimi Hendrix. Also 'lo-li-ko-n'=LolitaComplex, 'lo-li-ko-n'=[[LoliconAndShotacon Lolita Complex]], ''ko-n-bi-ni''=Convenience Store, or ''i-ra-su-to''=Illustration.


See also {{Tropemanteau}}, {{Portmantitle}}, and NounVerber. Compare with NewSpeak.

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See also {{Tropemanteau}}, {{JustForFun/Tropemanteau}}, {{Portmantitle}}, and NounVerber. Compare with NewSpeak.


* ''TachyonTheFringe'' has a MegaCorp named [=GalSpan=], which is short for the Galactic Spanning Corporation. Interesting in that the name reveals absolutely nothing about what they do.

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* ''TachyonTheFringe'' ''VideoGame/TachyonTheFringe'' has a MegaCorp named [=GalSpan=], which is short for the Galactic Spanning Corporation. Interesting in that the name reveals absolutely nothing about what they do.

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* In ''Literature/{{Worldwar}}'' (besides the title), [[TheReptilians the Race]]'s names for certain things fit the trope. For example, an admiral is called "fleetlord", while a ship captain is a "shiplord"; a tank is a "landcruiser", and a fighter jet is a "killercraft".


* S. L. Viehl's ''Literature/StarDoc'' series is packed with words like this, starting right at the title. There doesn't seem to be any rhyme or reason behind which words use [=CamelCase=] and which don't, but at least the series is consistent about each once a word is invented. One can probably blame the [[strike:[[WorldOfWarcraft Draenei]]{{Expy}}s]] [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy Jorenians]], for the most part: They're not the ''only'' ones at fault, but they're the most ''egregious'' offenders.

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* S. L. Viehl's ''Literature/StarDoc'' series is packed with words like this, starting right at the title. There doesn't seem to be any rhyme or reason behind which words use [=CamelCase=] and which don't, but at least the series is consistent about each once a word is invented. One can probably blame the [[strike:[[WorldOfWarcraft [[strike:[[VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft Draenei]]{{Expy}}s]] [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy Jorenians]], for the most part: They're not the ''only'' ones at fault, but they're the most ''egregious'' offenders.


* In ''LittleKingsStory'', the king gets a "fanlet" from a peasant which reads:

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* In ''LittleKingsStory'', ''VideoGame/LittleKingsStory'', the king gets a "fanlet" from a peasant which reads:


* Mocked in ''Series/StargateAtlantis'', when Rodney dubs the craft that would become known as a Puddle Jumper a "[=GateShip=]", and is instantly told, "Okay, you don't get to name things anymore." In an alternate timeline, [=McKay=] does get to name it [=GateShip=], mainly to set up a [='GS-1'=] joke. And the Asurans call them [=GateShips=].

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* Mocked in ''Series/StargateAtlantis'', when Rodney dubs the craft that would become known as a Puddle Jumper a "[=GateShip=]", and is instantly told, "Okay, you don't get to name things anymore." In an alternate timeline, [=McKay=] does get to name it [=GateShip=], mainly to set up a [='GS-1'=] joke. And Later they learn that the Asurans who built the ships did call them [=GateShips=].[=GateShips=], which enthuses McKay, but is taken as another piece of evidence of their creative bankruptcy by everyone else.


* ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' 4th Edition is starting to head in this direction with its use of compound names for classes and monsters (most recently the Shardmind race and the Battlemind and Runepriest classes from PHB3), much to the annoyance of those who prefer simpler and more resonant naming conventions. The battlemind is known as a "fightbrain" on [=RPGnet=].

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* ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' 4th Edition is starting to head briefly headed in this direction with its use of compound names for classes and monsters (most recently the Shardmind race and the Battlemind and Runepriest classes from PHB3), much to the annoyance of those who prefer simpler and more resonant naming conventions. The battlemind is known as a "fightbrain" on [=RPGnet=].

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