Nancy, as no one will be surprised to hear, always does an excellent job of pointing out just which portmanteau names and brands are elegant, and which are clumsy. And “chop-and-jam” is an excellent way to describe this clunky one, which combines “veterinary” and “ethical” to form nothing at all elegant:

I feel like I’m lisping the word “vesicle” – which is not a word I use all that often.

But why the vet bag, you ask?

Here’s why – meet Pippin:

I’ll endure a few lousy portmanteaus  (-teaux?) for his cuddles.

Compostable, eco-friendly, sustainable – all great attributes, particularly when it comes to party supplies. But what doesn’t sound so great is a name that rhymes with

Musty
Crusty
Lusty
Busty
Fusty
Gusty
Dusty
Rusty

I present you Susty Party: 

Again, great idea, but the name is just trying too hard.