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slip

(slip)
1. To move out of a customary place; to dislocate (e.g., an intervertebral disk).
2. To slide into or on top of.
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Mr Latham told the court: "Another slip of the tongue.
Mentioning Manchester United like he did is not something you would want your executive chairman to do on such a special evening, but the fact is that it was an honest slip of the tongue," said Parker.
We've all had to suffer a slip of the tongue at certain times, and it happened to Gareth Jenkins yesterday at Wales' press conference.
His slip of the tongue was enough to set off the party's extremists.
It was just a slip of the tongue, at the end of an emotionally draining night.
Dave Lenihan, only two weeks into what he said was his "dream job", apologised on the air immediately after making what he said was a slip of the tongue.
But a slip of the tongue meant His Honour told startled barristers: "We have here an application for cuff links.
He swiftly pointed out that it had been a slip of the tongue and that he had not meant to do so.
One slip of the tongue and mum and dad glanced at each other and shook their heads in shame.
Deputy PM Nick Clegg may have made a slip of the tongue when he referred to News Corp as "News Corpse" but many were speculating the empire was in its death throes.
IT WAS a little slip of the tongue which finally made a mockery of the embarrassing facade at Upton Park.
Brown made a slip of the tongue remark as he defended his response to the financial crisis.