Discussions about eggcorns and related topics
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Chris -- 2011-03-08
The deeper we dig for the roots of eggcorns, the more we get caught up in the gray areas, the maybe-eggcorns, the doesn’t-really-feel-like-eggcorns. The entire eggcorn concept is still being clarified and delimited.
Here is some reading from Language Log, if you are interested in non-eggcorns that are yet sufficiently close to be hard to distinguish from what we call eggcorns.