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1‘the common error of calling schizophrenia a split personality’
mistake, fallacy, misconception, delusion
inaccuracy, miscalculation, misreckoning
blunder, fault, flaw, oversight
misprint, literal, erratum, misinterpretation, misreading
informal slip-up, bloomer, boo-boo, howler, boner, fail
British informal boob
‘£86 million of tax was collected in error’
wrongly, by mistake, mistakenly, incorrectly, inappropriately, misguidedly
accidentally, by accident, inadvertently, unintentionally, unwittingly, unknowingly, unconsciously, by chance
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.