Re: is there a word - for typing the wrong homophone ?

Subject: Re: is there a word - for typing the wrong homophone ?
From: "Peter Neilson" <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
To: "Monique Semp" <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net>, TechWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 09 May 2013 17:47:41 -0400

Wikipedia mentions the "atomic typo": http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Typographical_error#Atomic_typos

On Thu, 09 May 2013 17:10:08 -0400, Monique Semp <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net> wrote:

I'm resurrecting this thread because... I was typing in Spanish today -- not something I do well, but I was typing to a fellow student in my Spanish class -- and made a similar sort of error!

I meant to type "veo" but typed "beo" because the "v" is pronounced with a "b" sound, so clearly my fingers were typing what the imaginary voice inside my head was saying :-).

So I wonder if this would be the same <whatever-we-call-it> as the error of typing "your" instead of "you're"? Seems so, except that the English error resulted in a real word being typed, while the Spanish did not... Perhaps the English error is a "homophone typo" but the Spanish one is a "unisonic misuse" ??
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