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17 Misused And Made-Up Words That Make You Rage – Agree?

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17 Misused And Made-Up Words That Make You Rage


1. Irregardless
17 Misused And Made-Up Words That Make You Rage
Columbia Pictures

Mayhaps you meant regardless? Irregardless isn’t a word, as fun as it is to say.

2. Supposably
17 Misused And Made-Up Words That Make You Rage
Disney Pixar

It rolls off the tongue so nicely, but it’s also not a word. Supposedly is, though!

3. Flustrated
17 Misused And Made-Up Words That Make You Rage
BuzzFeed

Are you flustered or are you frustrated? You definitely aren’t flustrated because that’s not a real thing.

4.Conversate
17 Misused And Made-Up Words That Make You Rage
ESPN

This is a back-formation from conversation. It’s sort of a thing, but mostly it just leads to arguments. Why argue when you can converse peacefully?

5. That’s so random
17 Misused And Made-Up Words That Make You Rage
Paramount Pictures/Touchstone Pictures

Random doesn’t mean weird or goofy. It means “without definite aim, direction, rule, or method.” Your outfit is not ~*So RaNDoM LoL*~.

6. Sherbert
17 Misused And Made-Up Words That Make You Rage
The CW

It’s sherbet. And it’s gross.

7. I could care less
17 Misused And Made-Up Words That Make You Rage
Toei Animation

…So that means you do care a little bit? Perhaps you mean you couldn’t care less?

8. For all intensive purposes
17 Misused And Made-Up Words That Make You Rage
Bravo

Intents. And. Purposes.

9. Announciate
17 Misused And Made-Up Words That Make You Rage
Comedy Central

Please enunciate when you make up words. Or even annunciate. Certainly don’tannounciate.

10. Foilage
17 Misused And Made-Up Words That Make You Rage
Bridgestone Tires

It’s foliage. FO-LEE-IDGE.

11. Expresso
17 Misused And Made-Up Words That Make You Rage
Georgia Entertainment Industries

There’s no X in espresso, son.

12. I’m Nauseous
17 Misused And Made-Up Words That Make You Rage
CBS / Via BuzzFeed

Nauseous means to cause nausea. If you’re sick, you’re nauseated.

13. Precedent pronounced as “President”
17 Misused And Made-Up Words That Make You Rage
Paramount Pictures

C’mon, no Z sound!

14. Misunderestimate
17 Misused And Made-Up Words That Make You Rage
Warner Home Video

Misestimate or underestimate. You can’t have both. Don’t be greedy.Misunderestimate is a charming Bushism that should be left in the past.

15. Vice A Versa
17 Misused And Made-Up Words That Make You Rage
Universal Pictures

It’s a proven fact that everyone has an aunt who says this on a daily basis. The correct phrase is simply vice versa.

16. Whole Nother
17 Misused And Made-Up Words That Make You Rage
Universal Pictures

Nother is nonstandard. Just say another or whole other.

17. MEME Pronounced as ME-ME
17 Misused And Made-Up Words That Make You Rage
World of Wonder

It’s meme, like scream. As in, say “me-me” out loud and watch your coworkers scream.

Credits: Buzzfeed

Crap, I realized that I’m guilty of doing some of the above..such as:

  • That’s so random
  • I’m nauseous

….and pronouncing meme as ME-ME (PREVIOUSLY)

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