Dave's Choice Words: Exercise #33

  1. assailing
  2. cognoscenti
  3. malapropism
  4. medicament
  5. shibboleth

Put the correct word's number in each box:

Sally wanted to compliment Martha for making excellent compote. Unfortunately, in her absentmindedness, Sally said, "Martha, you make the most delicious compost." Fortunately, Martha found Sally's amusing.

If you want people to believe you grew up in New York City, don't pronounce "Houston Street" like the Texan town. That reveals that you're not a native New Yorker.

The tech know better than to buy a computer off the shelf; they build their own.

What is Senator Clinton the Bush administration about this week?

Aspirin is a tried-and-true .

 

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