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faux pas
used in Killing Kennedy

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Definition
a socially awkward or tactless act
  • When Johnson commits the faux pas of pronouncing hors d'oeuvres as "whore doves" at one party, he instantly becomes the butt of Washington jokes about his hillbilly ways.
    p. 149.6

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