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comment What words are commonly mispronounced by literate people who read them before they heard them?
I've never heard REVV-uck-able. I have heard an attorney discuss a reVOCable trust. (US)
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comment What words are commonly mispronounced by literate people who read them before they heard them?
@JPmiaou: just think godDAMmit, Willamette.
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comment Did English ever have a formal version of “you”?
Interesting to note we typically address God in the familiar form, not the formal.
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comment What mnemonics help solve common linguistic issues?
When I took German, I'd sing "aus ausser bei mit, nach seit, von zu" to the Blue Danube tune, and "an auf hinter in vor neben ueber unter zwischen" to the Ode to Joy. YMMV
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answered “Various” - “Different”
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answered Meaning of “moving right along”
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answered Should I use 'or' or 'nor'?
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answered 'Am I interpreting' vs 'Do I interpret'?