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#1 2010-02-21 09:08:08

Dixon Wragg
From: Santa Rosa, California
Registered: 2008-07-04
Posts: 715

"findly" for "finally"

This one seems to be entirely new to this site, and I’ve certainly never seen it before:

“The bell bottomed pants, the afro hair styles (by the white guys too), the platform shoes (who conned us into wearing those?), the unbuttoned shirts that made us think we were cool and findly those 8-track players and the cartridges that would jam up and give us that spaghetti tape.” (from an chat-list).

At first I thought that “findly” for “finally” couldn’t be an eggcorn and must just be a mishearing/misspelling because it didn’t seem like the meaning connection was there. But upon consideration—maybe “findly” means that you have just found (or just recalled) the thing you’re about to mention? I dunno…

Whaddaya think, eggheads?

Last edited by Dixon Wragg (2010-02-21 09:09:54)



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