One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The substitution of a word, syllable, or letter for another in reading; an instance of this.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Von Ziemssen's Cyclopaedia of Practical Medicine. From para- + ancient Greek λέξις speaking + -ia, after German Paralexie.
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