Demur vs. Demure

For the first 25 years I pronounced awry as ow-ree.

Today I realized that I’ve been writing demure when I mean demur.

As in “I must demur, as I have no knowledge of phlebotomy.”

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Lou Eastman on May 23, 2021 - 15:22 Permalink

I am relieved to know someone else out there has said "ow-ree"