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Tragically inaccurate ten-letter adjective of 1912?

by JasperBloodstone on April 16, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

The answer is the word "unsinkable."

According to Seth Borenstein of the Associated Press, "Many people think the Titanic's owners and builders called the liner 'unsinkable.' Not so. Neither made the claim, but a small publication called it 'practically unsinkable.' News reports picked up on the word."


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