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#1 2005-11-20 22:09:05

klakritz
Eggcornista
From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'addition' for 'edition'

‘First addition’ and ‘second addition’ each get over 20,000 ghits. ‘Second addition’ is especially eggcornish; you publish a book, add some new material, and publish a ‘second addition.’ Examples:

I read the first addition of this book and was blown away by the bad advice, sexual innuendos, and not-so-cute in-jokes.
www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/ … 5?v=glance

Not only is the book in question a first addition, but it’s also a first printing.
www.photo.net/bboard/q-and-a-fetch-msg?msg_id=00AKQE

I’m using the first addition of the book, published way back in 2002.
www.cincomsmalltalk.com/userblogs/troy/ … gory=Cocoa

This second addition book brings necessary information and skills to meet the challenges of IEP process.
www.whispersofhope.com/contents/index.php/22.html

This book is described as the second addition to Kozhov (1963).
www.limnology.org/news/31/book_reviews.html

It’s an excellent book. ... I would LOVE to see a second addition that covers PDO and SPL.
www.schlossnagle.org/~george/blog/index … ward!.html

This book bills itself as “the definitive XML resource: ... Many of the latest W3C standards have been added to this second addition.
www.xmlxperts.com/books/handbook2.htm

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#2 2008-01-21 19:10:15

curtisg
Member
From: Orange County, CA
Registered: 2008-01-21
Posts: 7

Re: 'addition' for 'edition'

Spotted just now in an email:

“Readers;

“Welcome to another addition of the Blackwater Tactical Weekly. As we try to remain relevant in today‚Äôs environment, we are always looking for ways to make the BTW better.”

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