Glocal is another metaplastic word submitted by prolific contributor Clint McInnes.
Clint says, "I saw this one in a trade journal advertisement. It is a combination of "global" and "local", and was used to describe the abilities of a parts distributor. They claim to source and serve both globally and locally, borrowing the best aspects of each approach. The metaplasm staff thinks it sounds more like the noise one makes when clearing one's throat.(Originally posted February 4, 2004)