Eggcorn Forum

Discussions about eggcorns and related topics

You are not logged in.

Announcement

Registrations are temporarily closed as we're receiving a steady stream of registration spam.

Anyone who wishes to register, please email me at chris dot waigl at gmail dot com with the desired username and a valid email address, and I will register you manually.

Thanks for your understanding.

Chris -- 2011-03-08

#1 2009-05-06 14:07:18

Peter Forster
Eggcornista
From: UK
Registered: 2006-09-06
Posts: 827

'doubly surround system' for 'Dolby surround system"

Unless there’s a sound engineer called Ray Doubly somewhere out there, I think what we have here is a reverse-Lehman. Anyone unfamiliar with Dolby might eggcornify his name into doubly, suggesting 100% sound enhancement:

About the speaker, it is built with stereo and doubly surround system. It also has function to control the volume of bass and treble. ...
fbz89.blogspot.com/ – 57k – Cached

Projection facilities 4mX1.8m screen for digital viewing and power point presentations Wireless broadband Doubly surround system …

It [the effect of noise] is like a doubly surround system now. The disturbed are many and the players few. After all, we are not a university offering …
www.defactobg.com/index.php?act=2&id=119 – 11k – Cached

The screen is 3D with doubly surround system. The modern equipments and technologies aid and assist the industry of films to prosper and flourish in New …

Offline

 

#2 2011-03-30 00:12:15

Dr dave the hat
Member
Registered: 2009-08-13
Posts: 7

Re: 'doubly surround system' for 'Dolby surround system"

I know I’m a bit slow to comment here, years later; not very quick at repartee….

From the mockrockumentary, This Is Spinal Tap

Musician’s girlfriend: “you can’t do ‘eavy metal in Dobly…”

I guess the sources sighted cited above wouldn’t have got the joke if they saw the film.

Offline

 

#3 2011-03-30 05:03:44

kem
Eggcornista
From: Victoria, BC
Registered: 2007-08-28
Posts: 2119

Re: 'doubly surround system' for 'Dolby surround system"

Was it “Dobly” or “doubly?” http://www.spinaltapfan.com/elwin/TIST/Stonehenge.txt

Offline

 

#4 2011-03-30 12:16:28

burred
Eggcornista
From: Montreal
Registered: 2008-03-17
Posts: 937

Re: 'doubly surround system' for 'Dolby surround system"

This must have been inspired by the Tap, too, then.

The prospect of faster internet
won’t make a difference though as content will just get bigger to fill it – i.e. the pron will be in full HD with dublin surround sound etc
Reply: Porn; Dolby; :eye roll:

Offline

 

Board footer

Powered by PunBB
PunBB is © 2002–2005 Rickard Andersson
Individual posters retain the copyright to their posts.

RSS feeds: active topicsall new posts