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Words We Invented By Getting Them Wrong

Key Facts In This Video

  1. The words pea and cherry initially did not exist. 00:07

  2. "A napron" was misheard as "an apron", and thus the first 'n' was dropped from the word entirely. 01:00

  3. "A nickname" actually started out as "an ickname", but the 'n' transferred over. 01:37