Oops—you’ve made a Freudian slip. What’s the technical term for a slip of the tongue?
It’s one thing to make a typo on your resume, but we know of a worse kind of mistake: calling your boy or girlfriend the name of a previous paramour. Or perhaps you’re talking to your boss and out of your mouth pops an obscene word that rhymes with what you meant to say. These slips, of tongue, the keyboard, or the pen, are generally …
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!
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