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What was the most embarrasing time you incorrectly used a word or phrase?

Asked by RandyWritesALot (44points) 1 month ago

I can try my best to enhance my sentences with more precise words, but I’m pretty sure there are a couple times when it has the opposite effect.
This is a famous example:

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Zaku's avatar

I mixed up castigated with castrated once, and, asked whether I knew what “castrated” meant, said I did (because I thought I did – I thought it meant what castigated meant).

rockfan's avatar

It was a typo. A friend of mine was rushing to the hospital before his baby was being born, and I texted “OMG I hope you get there before the baby dies!”

I meant to type “does”. I felt horrible.

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