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mal-a-prop-ism... Ludicrous misuse of a word, especially by confusion with one of similar sound.1

 
From "How it Works" ...

  • Rarely have we seen a person thoroughly follow our path...
  • ...ready to take certain steps. At some of these we barked.
  • ...and when we were wrong, prompty forgot it.
  • Step 11: Sought through prayer and medication...
 
From "Tradition Two" ...

  • ...our leaders are but twisted serpents; they do not govern.
 
On Page 175...

  • I was between Scylla and Carbohydrates now, ...
  • I was between Scylla and Syphilis now, ...
 
 
These words may be difficult
for you to understand now,
but be patient
and you'll know what I mean.
Big Book pg. 367

 
 
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