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Chris -- 2015-05-30

#1 2006-02-26 21:58:31

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

'aridzona' for 'arizona'

This substitution has the logical form of an eggcorn, and it’s pretty common. But it looks to me like all or almost all of its occurrences are deliberate. So it goes in the ‘not quite’ bin.



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