Mrs Jago’s Handy Guide to the Meaning Behind Typographical Errors Part. XXXII

… or ‘How To Speak Typo’ by Jane Jago

awaut (adverb) – of movement, halting and without direction

crique (noun) – garden game played with croquet mallets and hard boiled eggs

dandom (noun) – place ruled by King Dan

dew times (descriptive noun) – those times in one’s life when drunkenness encourages running barefoot through early morning grass:  cowpats and thistles notwithstanding

etringing – (adverb) of cheese, damp, soggy and about to walk out of the cupboard

hosemate (noun) – person inside the same pair of pantyhose as you

innincence (noun) – stuff they put in pub urinals to camouflage the niff

mamke (adjective) – possessed of a matronly deportment

maning (verb) – the stroking of their own hair by vain human beings

perhpas (noun) small birds characterised by self doubt and wrinkled toes

prerequiite (adjective) – of husbands the state of being teetering on the edge of drunkenness

procatinating (verb) – of elderly ladies the act of falling in love with a tabby of dubious parentage

reature (adjective) – of dogs, having the necessity to drag the bum along the carpet

soying (verb) – the adding of excessive amounts of salty sauce to your snacks

temptarure (noun) – sexually precocious young female with exceptionally long eyelashes

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