Mrs Jago’s Handy Guide to the Meaning Behind Typographical Errors: Part XII

.... or 'How To Speak Typo' by Jane Jago

abaresque (adjective) – of or relating to scandipop

bedthong (noun) – alternative nightwear for those hot summer nights

carcodile (adjective) – queue of Chelsea Tractors outside a Montessori School at three pm

claimign (verb) – walking very carefully as if one has had a spoon inserted in one’s rectum

expsired (adjective) – father unknown likely to be an alien

imajine (verb) – to think weird stuff when very drunk

inaccrate (adjective) – travelling in a very old car

insipration (noun) – an attempt to breathe in that is frustrated by a cat sitting on your chest

migic (adjective) – shiny and full of spurious joyfulness

phre (adjective) – slightly sweaty and deeply afraid

rednack (adjective) – sunburned wedding tackle among the lower classes

retcal (adjective) – of thermometers, spectacularly inaccurate

therecus (noun) – small rat living in the underwear of obese teenagers

Disclaimer: all these words are genuine typos defined by Jane Jago. The source of each is withheld to protect the guilty.

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