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Chris -- 2015-05-30

#1 2006-03-15 21:14:24

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

'appeaseotomy' for 'episiotomy'

I leave it to the mothers on this discussion board to decide whether or not this rare substitution qualifies as an eggcorn. Examples:

Well When my daughter arrived, they had to do an appeaseotomy with suction cup – she Just wouldn’t come out. … 482&st=375

when I had My son I had a generous appeaseotomy (sp) without anesthesia.

Writing on a chalkboard from his hospital bed before his scheduled appeaseotomy, Stone blamed the fall on LBJ… … chive.html



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