For years, logophiles have amused themselves by converting one word to another by various processes. Herein is an effort to bring some degree of order to this brand of wordplay.
Brooke, Maxey and Eckler, A. Ross
"The Word-Surgeon's Compendium,"
Word Ways: Vol. 9
, Article 10.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol9/iss3/10