I'm writing a short piece for an OU English Language course. I'm looking at the nuts and bolts of the English language as it relates to a particular area, specifically public arts such as
Are these neologisms? They are not compound words but is there a linguistic term that applies to the word pairing?
Given that all these coined phrases concern public art is there a way of linguistically expressing the group?
Can any of you bright sparks think of any other linguistic angles that might be applied to such a topic? They are all new phrases so don't appear in the OED.
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