Writing & Editing Mute point, indeed: How mishearing leads to misuse Add your favorites to our list of wince-inducing mispronounced words. By Denise C. BaronSept. 23, 2009 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.