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#1 2006-09-19 22:31:41

idiotsyncrasy
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idiotsyncrasy

I recently came across eggcorns in an article in New Scientist magazine and this word came to mind immediately. I first heard it used by a coworker at coffee break about fifteen years ago and it has become part of my vocabulary. I find it much more descriptive than the original word idiosyncrasy from which it is derived.

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#2 2006-09-20 00:56:20

jorkel
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Re: idiotsyncrasy

IDIOTSYNCRACY! Kinda conjures up the notion of IDIOTs in SYNC in a bureauCRACY. Cute!

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