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#1 2008-01-16 02:09:53

lkolstad
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Registered: 2008-01-16
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Malapropisms

What is the difference between a malapropism and an eggcorn, they seem the same to me?

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#2 2008-01-16 02:29:58

patschwieterman
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Re: Malapropisms

There are a number of places on the site that discuss the diff. between eggcorns and malaprops, but you might start at this thread: http://eggcorns.lascribe.net/forum/view … hp?id=1089

By the way, hi everybody. I lost my connection during the big storm in NorCal last week, and the phone co. still doesn’t have me connected. So I’m only occasionally checking in from a friend’s computer. Hopefully this will end soon. —Pat

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