Word of the Day : September 23, 2022
misnomer \miss-NOH-mer\ noun
What It Means
Misnomer means “an incorrect name or designation.” It can also be used to refer to the act of wrongly naming or designating, as in “calling complicated and varied climatic changes ‘global warming’ is something of a misnomer.”
// Peanut is one of the most famous misnomers, because peanuts are legumes, not true nuts.
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Aired September 23, 2022
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