- n. common misspelling of asterisk.
“Dear Garth, having read many of your letters in the herald over decades, I find it difficult to imagine that you could make such a basic spelling mistake as "asterix" (in both the web and printed version).”
“However, if your custom search engine has a subscribed link for comic book characters, users can just type "asterix" in the search box and immediately get your custom result at the top of the results page.”
“Put an asterix by Bonds and McGuire in baseball and this damn giant fish caught in Canada.”
“Then put an asterix next to things that happened under his first year that were not due to Obama himself (Pelosi, Acorn, the Peace Prize)”
“Then put an asterix next to policy that is being obstructed by Republicans (cap and trade, global warming, health reform).”
“On the contrary, Catawba is one of the few native varieties that historically has received a special asterix next to its name.”
“Of course, I am in no position to resolve the dispute, but I think you pointed out yourself, by putting an asterix on *ipés, that the inflection of ipa is unknown, and thus, any theory about the case adherence of ipa must remain a theory until further evidence is at hand.”
“In either case he'll have an asterix beside his name and he will be weakened against McCain.”
“The Blue-dog Democrats we support should every one of them have an asterix ( "*") beside their name, if only mentally.”
“Snowblowr: I'll put an asterix beside the request.”
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aka malapropisms that drive me crazy
That's not a word. Saying it more often doesn't help.
Words that make me crazy when people say or spell them wrong. You don't know what it took out of me to type them this way.
See another (kinder, gentler) list "Unexpected Pronunciation"...
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