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#1 2008-06-06 09:35:55

Craig C Clarke
Registered: 2005-11-18
Posts: 233

"tendernitis" for tendonitis

“My mother has had tendernitis in her foot for about six weeks.” … s-foot-six

“Has anyone ever heard of tendernitis in the back or hip?” … 734AAWqJyJ

3740 google hits, appears to be pretty common. The new imagery is fairly obvious.

Last edited by Craig C Clarke (2008-06-06 09:36:39)



#2 2008-06-06 23:28:41

From: Victoria, BC
Registered: 2007-08-28
Posts: 2653

Re: "tendernitis" for tendonitis

Good one. You get a few dozen more hits if you look for “tenderitis” (i.e., without the “n”).

Hatching new language, one eggcorn at a time.



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