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#1 2009-02-13 04:01:48

Peter Forster
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From: UK
Registered: 2006-09-06
Posts: 1067

Valentime

I hear this every year and there are hundreds of ughits but whether it really has an eggcornish aspect is doubtful – I submit it because it has the slight merit of being topical. People do talk of “Christmas time” and “Easter time” so it is just possible that Valentime/s could limbo under the eggcornicity pole:

14 Feb 2006 … I say valentimes because that’s the way I always said it as a kid. valentimes—as in, it’s time for VALENS. bring on the valens. where are …
hulaseventy.blogspot.com/2006/02/its-valentimes-day.html – 41k – Cached

Found a date for valentime yet? ... Found a date for valentime yet? 12 minutes ago; – 4 days left to answer. Answer Question …
answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20090212022547AADEuZ2 –

had a really nice valentime dinner with my girlfriend on sat happy valentimes to alll those couples.
www.forumgarden.com/forums/general-chit … valentime- dinner.html – 45k – Cached

I just hate when adults say Valentimes day. It’s cute when kids do it. I work with a woman who says it like that. ...
www.yelp.com/topic/austin-valentinesss-reviews – 55k – Cached

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#2 2009-02-13 10:56:25

jorkel
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Registered: 2006-08-08
Posts: 1456

Re: Valentime

Hi Peter:
Yes, it’s a good eggcorn. You probably missed it when Craig suggested it a long time back…

Valentime’s Day by Craig C Clarke Contribute! 1 2007-02-14 07:10:57 by jorkel

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#3 2009-02-13 11:47:22

Peter Forster
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From: UK
Registered: 2006-09-06
Posts: 1067

Re: Valentime

Thanks Joe, ( and sorry, Craig) I must have missed it and the singular form didn’t show up on the search.

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