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#1 2010-03-31 22:28:56

David Bird
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From: Montréal, QC
Registered: 2009-07-28
Posts: 1285

"boat of confidence" for vote of confidence

A vote of confidence is an expression of support; I don’t know whether it is related to the notion of a “confidence vote” for the government in a parliamentary system. A boat of confidence looks to be a quite substantially larger expression of support. The first two instances have lost their interpersonal character and are therefore less eggcornish; the last two are clearer eggcorns.

How to construct a resume
You may want to state “Reference: Available” to add a boat of confidence.

Music downloading
I said with a boat of confidence,“You’ll never get me, U sonuvabitches

I used to think
that it was possible to be issued with a “boat” of confidence

Top 10 Wrestlers
any wrestler that undergoes the Gaijin training in Japan gets a boat of confidence from me.

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#2 2010-03-31 23:15:29

DavidTuggy
Eggcornista
From: Mexico
Registered: 2007-10-11
Posts: 1840
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Re: "boat of confidence" for vote of confidence

If you float the question, you might get a boat of confidence, I suppose.


*If the human mind were simple enough for us to understand,
we would be too simple-minded to understand it* .

(Possible Corollary: it is, and we are .)

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