People Reveal Which Words And Phrases They Spell Completely Wrong
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It's easy to misunderstand words if you've only read them. Be honest, how many of us mispronounced 'chameleon' the first seven times you read it before your 2nd grade teacher informed you how it was properly pronounced? A lot. However, what about those phrases and common terms you just know you misheard but feel too embarrassed to say anything?


Reddit user, u/bailsgrhm, wanted to hear the most misplaced misunderstandings when they asked:

What is your "BoneAppleTea" moment?

A Whole Lot Cheaper

I used to think that 'pay-per-view' was spelled as 'paper view'.

MrNiceRT

Snoop Would Approve

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Well, it is a doggy dog world.

wild0ats

Get The Ghosts Out

I've said this before, but I used to think the saying was "The ghost is clear" instead of the "coast is clear".

Also, I used to say butt naked and found out not too long ago that it's actually buck naked

JonAnimeRivera

Quack

For the longest time I thought duct tape was called duck tape

ghost_curse123

Chickie-Chick-Fillaaaaa

I thought 'Chick fillet' was pronounced 'Chick Fill Ah.'

doowgad1

I Think This Is Just Called Being...Forgetful

This probably doesn't count but I couldn't remember what a sink was called. I was in bed trying to figure it out. a sark? sind? slonk? seeg? So I got up and stared at it for a good 30 seconds. Then I remembered that it was definitely called a syeek.

FuzzzyLizzzard

Got A Bad Case Of The...

I didn't know the second "e" in herpes was pronounced.

Spent a good three or four years calling it herps.

DoctorBreadLegs

Like...A Countertop?

Taken for granite.

lnternweb

You're A...What?

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Years ago I was a bartender and cut my chin on a chipped corona bottle during a lunch shift (that in and of itself is a lengthy story but suffice it to say, it wasn't my fault).

Let's fast forward to that evening and I'm out with some of my (relatively small) towns important officials. The cut on my chin reopens and someone pointed it out. I proceed to tell everyone within ear shot that I must be a necrophiliac. I mean, I said it a good 4-5 times.

My best friend takes me aside and asked if I knew what that meant. "Yeah, of course. It's when your blood won't clot."

"No. That's a hemophiliac. A necrophiliac is someone who likes to have sex with dead people."

29olives

A...Well, No, This One's Just Funny

I remember sitting in a bar in the Denver airport many years ago, and this Texan with a big hat was talking, said something inappropriate to the bartender, and apologized for his "fax poo." I enlightened him to the proper pronunciation of faux pas. He was baffled.

Puppyismycat

You know what would be great?

If society could just stop with arbitrary dress codes. If you're not working with the public, why should you have to dress up so much? If you're a police officer, then it makes sense that you'd wear a uniform that identifies you as a police officer. If you're Ted from IT who sits in the backroom all day, I really don't see why you have to come in every day in a suit and tie.

Let's just toss them out, shall we?

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"What should be socially acceptable but isn't?"
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