Sunday, September 6, 2015

mischievious/mischievous: Common Errors in English Usage Entry for Sunday, September 6, 2015

The correct pronunciation of this word is “MISS-chuh-vuss,” not “miss-CHEE-vee-uss.” Don’t let that mischievous extra I sneak into the word.

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