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These Embarrassing Stories Of People Using The Wrong Word Are So Cringey

"Do you have the book, Madame Ovary?"

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Jenny Lawson, aka The Bloggess, is a popular blogger, New York Times best-selling author, and Twitter favorite.

Recently, Lawson tweeted this story about a very confused mom:

Very frustrated lady next to me at Gamestop: "My son Kevin wants Fork Knife for his birthday but no place has it in stock." me: I think it's Fortnite. Her: No. It's definitely Fork Knife. Sorry Kevin. I tried.

It wasn't long before Lawson's followers were tweeting their own stories about people who didn't quite have the right word or phrase, and the result was a stream of cringingly awkward hilarity:

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In the end, Lawson said what we're all probably thinking (but afraid to admit):

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