Today’s list provides a selection of words that didn’t quite capture time in a bottle. And unlike a broken clock that is right twice a day, these are far from correct.
As always, the fun fabricated definitions are followed by the correct spellings.
Prenature baby – a baby born before it is naturally possible
Birday – celebrating the occasion of a person’s bir
Tottler – a toddler who doesn’t drink; see also “teetottler”
Threnty-something – the approximate age of a person between their 20s and 30s
Jerryatric – a mental condition that causes an older person to identify everyone else as an old acquaintance named “Jerry”
Senior cilizen – term to describe a retired comedian
Ageles – Enrique Iglesias’ real last name
Immorttel – a phone company for those who live forever
Consider this post an ironic example of how typos can waste your time unless you have a friendly neighborhood proofreader at hand. Good luck in your editing!
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© Michael Wallevand, August 2021