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synonyms for slip of the tongue

  • lapsus linguae
  • mistake
  • slip of the pen
  • solecism
  • spoonerism
  • sus linguae
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“Perhaps you do not speak my language,” she said in Urdu, the tongue most frequently heard in Upper India.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Now first we shall want our pupil to understand, speak, read and write the mother tongue well.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Q was a Queen, who wore a silk slip; R was a Robber, and wanted a whip.
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
The flute and the psaltery make a sweet melody, but a pleasant tongue is above them both.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Each sentence came as if torn piecemeal from his unwilling tongue; short, jerky phrases, conceived in pain and delivered in agony.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
If she have a tongue that can cure, and likewise mitigate and shew mercy: her husband is not like other men.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
So my mother begged me to slip into the Rooms, with what was left, and try to get something back.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
One of Yung Pak's favourite toys was a wooden jumping-jack with a pasteboard tongue.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
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