One syllable 11/1/20154/17/2020 mike d. 3 Comments Blogpost, Quickthoughts Cosmetology vs. Cosmology Is there any other linguistic pair where one syllable makes so much of a difference?
3 thoughts on “One syllable”
Elocution vs. Electrocution.
Euthenics vs. Eugenics.
Flammable vs. Inflamabble. No…wait….
Sounds like someone listened to Wait, Wait recently… or this is a big coincidence!
I DID listen to Wait Wait – but remarkably I was pondering this idea prior to the show due to a colleagues recent mentioning of cosmology school.
Aside: I love wait wait.