Friday's word was flub
1. an embarrassing mistake
1. make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement" [syn: botch]
1.The abstract machine for bootstrapping STAGE2. FLUB
[Mentioned in Machine Oriented Higher Level Languages, W. van der Poel, N-H 1974, p. 271].
And today's word is solecism
1. a nonstandard or ungrammatical usage, as unflammable and they was.
2. a breach of good manners or etiquette.
3. any error, impropriety, or inconsistency.
[Origin: 1570–80; < L soloecismus < Gk soloikismós, equiv. to sóloik(os) (Sólo(i) a city in Cilicia where a corrupt form of Attic Greek was spoken + -ikos -ic) + -ismos -ism]