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Speaking of usage errors! - Riffs and Licks
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steelbrassnwood
Speaking of usage errors!
Here's one I just committed myself: maelstorm. There's no such word. It's maelstrom, the name of a whirlpool in Norway, also known as Moskenstraumen, and as the reference points out, brought to us primarily by Jules Verne and Edgar Allen Poe.

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