Occasionally I mention words that people get wrong, such as comprise,
nauseous, niggardly (same post as nauseous), and enormity.
Guess I’m being lazy today. The comic says it all. Second panel.
Get your words right!
PS—Wouldn’t you know, I ran into another comic that illustrates two (count ’em) mistaken words in common phrases:
PPS—And I ran into a correct use of “venom.” The article is about ten uncommon animals.
As for the platypus, which is also native to Australia, the male platypus has a toxin-releasing spur on its hind foot, making it one of the very few venomous mammals in the world.