Real Words That Were Invented By Accident

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Apron Tatiana Ayazo/, shutterstock Back in the Middle Ages, the French called this protective cooking gear ɑ naperon. But once English speakers adopted the word, the phrase “ɑ napron” often blended together when people said it out loud. Thus, “ɑ napron” became “an apron,” instead—and we have spelled it that way ever since. Check out […]