Linguistic Annoyances

Shouldn’t “onomotopeia” actually be an onomotopeia? And shouldn’t “palindrome” be a palindrome? I think it should be “palinilap” instead. Or maybe “emordrome.”

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3 thoughts on “Linguistic Annoyances

  1. indigo bunting

    I have always wished palindrome was a palindrome. I like your suggestions.

  2. Shouldn’t onomotopoiea be onomatopoiea? What is the sound of a word sounding like its meaning? tree falling in forest? p.s. I have been reading your 210s and enjoying muchly

  3. Thank you very much, Mrs. Slocombe. I’ve enjoyed your writing as well, and I am unanimous in that.

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