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Misplaced, misspelt or made up

By Melissa

Humans love to muck around with words, and language is always changing. But sometimes they get it all wrong. There’s no greater delight for people who like words than to trip over a creative misspelling or a made up word. Herewith begins an occasional series of misplaced, misspelt or made up.

Made up: renunciated

This fine made-up word was came out of the mouth of one of our senior politicians over and over again lately. He was talking about the proposed stripping of citizenship for dual citizens who get involved in terror activities.