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January 28, 2014  12:44 PM

Redundant pleonasms, with an extra bonus

Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, grammar terms, pleonasms, types of errors

What's wrong with this sentence?

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February 6, 2013  8:10 PM

What’s a malapropism?

Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, types of errors, word meanings

A malapropism is the use of a mistaken word that bears some resemblance to the correct one, usually to comic effect.  Not quite as similar to the correct word as an eggcorn, which is a wrong word that sounds the same or almost the same as the word it replaces, a malapropism usually has the same...


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