Erroneous Action

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An Erroneous Action is an action that result in an error or inaccuracy.



References

2020

  • (Wikipedia, 2020) ⇒ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Error#Human_behavior Retrieved:2020-2-9.
    • One reference differentiates between "error" and "mistake" as follows:

      In human behavior the norms or expectations for behavior or its consequences can be derived from the intention of the actor or from the expectations of other individuals or from a social grouping or from social norms. (See deviance.) Gaffes and faux pas can be labels for certain instances of this kind of error. More serious departures from social norms carry labels such as misbehavior and labels from the legal system, such as misdemeanor and crime. Departures from norms connected to religion can have other labels, such as sin.

      An individual language user's deviations from standard language norms in grammar, pronunciation and orthography are sometimes referred to as errors. However, in light of the role of language usage in everyday social class distinctions, many feel that linguistics should restrain itself from such prescriptivist judgments to avoid reinforcing dominant class value claims about what linguistic forms should and should not be used. One may distinguish various kinds of linguistic errors [1] – some, such as aphasia or speech disorders, where the user is unable to say what they intend to, are generally considered errors, while cases where natural, intended speech is non-standard (as in vernacular dialects), are considered legitimate speech in scholarly linguistics, but might be considered errors in prescriptivist contexts. See also Error analysis (linguistics).



  1. Mistakes, Arnold Zwicky, 1980, Advocate Publishing Group, The ISBN printed in the document (0-89894-030-5) is invalid, causing a checksum error