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I Can’t Spell “Syrupticiously”

A red squiggle of doom story

Ever since 3rd grade, when I tried to sound out “rendezvous” and my teacher cruelly guffawed at “Wren Dez Voose,” I’ve been terrorized by certain words.

Here’s a listicle, with definitions, so you can share in my pain.

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Michael Burg, MD (Satire Sommelier)

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