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 Laprel.Laputa. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Lapsus Linguæ (Latin).
 
A slip of the tongue, a mistake in uttering a word, an imprudent word inadvertently spoken.   1
        We have also adopted the Latin phrases lapsus calami (a slip of the pen), and lapsus memoriœ (a slip of the memory).
 


 Laprel.Laputa. 

 
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