Ken (steelbrassnwood) wrote,
Ken
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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