Misuse of Terms

I hate this one too!

“Sphincter” is a general term, but is used as a specific term by people with no biology background.

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  1. Lazy Bike Commuter says:

    The first time I believe I heard “sphincter” was in Wayne’s World, of course (me being in 7th grade or so).

    The second, more confusing time was later the same year when I read Dune, where it just didn’t make sense in the same context (“The tent’s SPHINCTER closed? Wat?”) so I had to resort to looking it up.

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