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Word of the Day — November 6, 2012

November 6, 2012 - Scott Viau
Gaffe — gaf — a blunder, an unintentional act or remark causing embarrassment to its originator

Example: "Peter Boyer writes in Newsweek about Todd Akin, the Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate in Missouri, who is 'the sort of politician whose so-called gaffes are not very distant from his firmly held convictions.'"

 
 
 

 

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