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Try Not To Laugh At This Similar Sounding Slip-up
Malapropisms are slip-ups we all make ... sometimes you read one word and you just say another. This woman laughs at her unfortunate slip-up in the workplace. We relate!
What Not To Say To Expecting Mothers—You’re Welcome
Having a baby is certainly a joyous (though laborious and stressful) time for a woman. She’s processing a myriad of emotions and physical changes all at once, and whether it’s her first time or an encore pregnancy, there’s one thing she surely doesn’t need—your unwelcome comments about her blessed event. So, we’re going to save you from a black eye and give you a few phrases …
unfit, ineffective, inadequate, naive, weak, impotent, incompetent, unable, unqualified, unsuited, ineligible, powerless, incapable, helpless, useless, unprepared, ill-equipped, unskilled, inexperienced, uneducated
The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.