Are there interstates in Hawaii?
This word has Latin roots that literally mean "a false or incorrect name."
"When French oceanographer Jacques Cousteau made a documentary about the ocean in 1956, he called it The Silent World — a misnomer that researchers today point to with much mirth. In reality, the ocean is a noisy place: waves, marine life and rainfall create their own din."
Explain the meaning of "misnomer" without saying "inaccurate label" or "incorrect name."
Fill in the blanks: "Because (something is true), the term '_____' is a misnomer."
Spend 20 seconds or more on the game below. Don’t skip straight to the review—let your working memory empty out first.
1. The opposite of MISNOMER is
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