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17 Misused And Made-Up Words That Make You Rage

Language is flustrating sometimes.

1.
Columbia Pictures

Mayhaps you meant regardless? Irregardless isn’t a word, as fun as it is to say.

2.
Disney Pixar

It rolls off the tongue so nicely, but it’s also not a word. Supposedly is, though!

3.
BuzzFeed

Are you flustered or are you frustrated? You definitely aren’t flustrated because that’s not a real thing.

4.
ESPN

This is a back-formation from conversation. It’s sort of a thing, but mostly it just leads to arguments. Why argue when you can converse peacefully?

5.
Paramount Pictures/Touchstone Pictures

Random doesn’t mean weird or goofy. It means “without definite aim, direction, rule, or method.” Your outfit is not ~*So RaNDoM LoL*~.

6.
The CW

It’s sherbet. And it’s gross.

7.
Toei Animation

…So that means you do care a little bit? Perhaps you mean you couldn’t care less?

8.
Bravo

Intents. And. Purposes.

9.
Comedy Central

Please enunciate when you make up words. Or even annunciate. Certainly don’t announciate.

10.
Bridgestone Tires

It’s foliage. FO-LEE-IDGE.

11.
Georgia Entertainment Industries

There’s no X in espresso, son.

12.
CBS / Via BuzzFeed

Nauseous means to cause nausea. If you’re sick, you’re nauseated.

13.
Paramount Pictures

C’mon, no Z sound!

14.
Warner Home Video

Misestimate or underestimate. You can’t have both. Don’t be greedy. Misunderestimate is a charming Bushism that should be left in the past.

15.
Universal Pictures

It’s a proven fact that everyone has an aunt who says this on a daily basis. The correct phrase is simply vice versa.

16.
Universal Pictures

Nother is nonstandard. Just say another or whole other.

17.
World of Wonder

It’s meme, like scream. As in, say “me-me” out loud and watch your coworkers scream.

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