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Affleck Tongue-Tied about the Details

Oct. 27 2008, Published 7:07 a.m. ET

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Perhaps Details editor Dan Peres should have told his buddy Ben Affleck to be a little clearer with his vocabulary usage before blaming a writer for misquoting him. According to a staffer at the magazine, a transcript of an interview Affleck had previously given the magazine was filled with numerous "big words" the Gigli star had used incorrectly, prompting a mad scramble to figure out what he actually meant. "They were like 'Bushisms,'" laughs the source. "You'd be reading the thing and be saying to yourself, 'What'd he mean here? Oh!'"

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Then again, maybe Peres should have chosen his words a little more carefully, too.

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