PRONUNCIATION: (SOL-i-siz-ehm, SO-li-)

MEANING: noun:
1. A grammatical mistake or a nonstandard usage.
2. A breach of etiquette.
3. An error, inconsistency, or impropriety.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin soloecismus, from Greek soloikismos, from soloikos (speaking incorrectly; literally, inhabitant of Soloi) after Soloi, an ancient Athenian colony in Cilicia where a dialect considered as substandard was spoken. Earliest documented use: 1577.

SOLECISTM - the Sun, the Earth, and all the associated moons and satellites and asteroids and comets

SOLE-COSM - the flip side of the Multiverse

SOLE-ISM - a firm belief in the sanctity of one's Immortal Shoe