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#1 2007-01-02 18:04:38

Peter Forster
From: UK
Registered: 2006-09-06
Posts: 900

"parroty" for "parody"

parody – 23,900,000 ghits
parroty – 16,900 ghits (few are relevant and ‘parity’ is often what was meant)

Part of the charm and interest of owning a parrot is, apparently, the amusement afforded by its uncannily accurate imitations of its owners’ voices. ‘Parody’ also involves humourous mimicry and for those who sound the ‘t’ of parrot as a ‘d’ some confusion is, perhaps, understandable.

wow, what a shame. the dude has become a parroty of himself. The playing is soooo sub parr. I guess thats what happens after drinkin and doin coke, ... … pACZS0vSO4 – 67k – Supplemental Result – Cached

Date: 01-10-03 13:34 It was not meant to offend anyone. It is a parroty of the propaganda you see in their media. I thought it was quite humorous. ... – 70k – Supplemental Result – Cached

I especially liked Family Guy’s parroty of it haha! I agree and disagree with you. Keanu deffinately lacks the skill to act. I disagree about him playing … – 63k – Supplemental Result – Cached -



#2 2007-01-02 22:03:45

Registered: 2006-08-08
Posts: 1455

Re: "parroty" for "parody"

Just when we thought all the good eggcorns were already taken, Peter finds another awesome one. Well done. I’m rolling on the floor in laughter.



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