lapsus linguae


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lapsus linguae

(ˈlɪŋɡwiː)
n
a slip of the tongue
[Latin]
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lapsus linguae

A Latin phrase meaning a slip of the tongue.
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He meant "monogamy." That lapsus linguae highlights a human tendency in relationships, like marriage, wherein we take people for granted and get so used to each other.
But to destroy the career of one of the Corps' best commanders for a single lapsus linguae is ridiculous.
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