Word of the Day for Sunday, July 1, 2012
mumpsimus \MUHMP-suh-muhs\, noun:
1. Adherence to or persistence in an erroneous use of language, memorization, practice, belief, etc., out of habit or obstinacy.
2. A person who persists in a mistaken expression or practice.
Today at work I overheard someone saying he had to “nip that problem in the butt.” Sounds painful.