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Word of the Day – Jan. 2 – Solecism

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Dee Dee – Word of the Day

Noun: Solecism  (SAH-luh-sih-zum)

Definition:

1. An ungrammatical combination of words in a sentence. Also, a minor blunder in speech.

2. Something deviating from the proper, normal, or accepted order.

3. A breach of etiquette or decorum.

Sample sentence: As a copyeditor, Jane has the eyes of a hawk and rarely letting a writer’s solecism slip past her.

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