An Americanised version of a word which is not proper English. A corruption, or other vulgarisation of correct word use.
Americanization, and the use of TILL instead of 'TIL as a contraction of UNTIL.
A profound realization arrived at while waiting on telephone-hold, usually related to the development of patience during trying situations.
Waiting on a phone tree, I was subjected to a tinny, crackling version of Pachelbel's Canon - and I had a Telepiphany: "Lessons come in many forms, Grasshopper. This ancient music bears the patina of time - be patient with your ISP, for they will truncate it horribly and reward your patience with tech support."