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comment Word whose form is contrary to its meaning?
I'd argue that my question is more specific than the first and different than the second, though it's true that heterological is offered as an answer in both.
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accepted Word whose form is contrary to its meaning?
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comment Word whose form is contrary to its meaning?
Your source is good but it seems like "heterological" was the word I'm looking for.
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comment Word whose form is contrary to its meaning?
I guess irony would cover it if you were calling attention to the heterological nature of the word. ("German isn't German. Think about that.") However, I'm speaking more generally. And oxymoron, at least from your quoted definition, requires a "conjunction of terms", which I would think implies more than one. (Always, not just usually).
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revised The difference between “to” and “too” explained for German speakers
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answered The difference between “to” and “too” explained for German speakers
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comment A word for when a word is used incorrectly (grammatically) but can still be parsed in a grammatically correct way?
I'm not entirely sure that any of these fully encapsulates the idea, but they're all very close.
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accepted A word for when a word is used incorrectly (grammatically) but can still be parsed in a grammatically correct way?
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comment How do you pronounce “GUI”?
Unless you say Penguin very oddly, I've never heard either of those pronunciations. @xpda explained the only variations I've heard.
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comment How do you pronounce “GUI”?
These are both correct in "programming circles."