verbal typo

neil neil at TYPOG.CO.UK
Tue Apr 12 10:52:40 UTC 2005


1. verbal typo

A verbal typo is the result of a well meaning person trying to say something
coherent but tripping over his or her own mouth in the attempt. Generally, a
verbal typo is similar in appearance to the intended word when written down,
but when spoken it sounds twisted and often hilarious.

Combarst is a verbal typo of combust

Source: BigGoofyGuy, Apr 10, 2005

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