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15 Nov 2015 — Wordplay

 

How would you write this more formally?

 

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Sorry. That was a complete faux pas on my copy pastery.

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Sorry. That was a complete faux pas on my copy pastery.


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Sorry. That was a mistake on my copy pastery. 

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Sorry. That was a big mistake in my copying and pasting. (Adjust the preposition.)

analogy (N) – similarity or comparability

coherent (Adj) – logically connected; having agreement of the parts.

copy and paste (V) – a two-part word-processing shortcut that can result in unedited text being placed into the wrong location or sent to the wrong person.

faux pas (expression from French) –  a misstep in etiquette, manners, or conduct; an embarrassing social mistake or indiscretion.

trade (N) – skilled manual or mechanical work; a craft.

wordplay (N) – a clever use of words for amusement: puns, spoonerisms and other writing techniques