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Word of the Day: Lieutenant. “
The British [“leftenant”] pronunciation […] may have originated from a mistaken reading of the ‘u’ as a ‘v’ [or] from a fanciful etymology which associated it with the verb ‘to leave’, as the lieutenant only took up his duties once his superior officer had ‘left’.”