Admit it: when you read the sentence in this photo, initially — even if only for a second or two — you didn’t realize that it’s the past tense of the verb debut. Me neither. In retrospect, I feel like a bit of a dunce… but at the same time, I doubt I’m the only one who’s occasionally thrown off by the “day-byood” vs. “dee-byooted” verbal-optical illusion.
Weirdos of the internet — we challenge you to respond with other examples of this phenomenon. Just click “Comment” below, and face the challenge like a man/woman/gender-neutral person. Do it.
Do it. Please.