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#1 2010-07-03 00:56:49

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

'consultation prize' for 'consolation prize'

Probably more of a malapropism than a proper eggcorn, but surprisingly common.

... are you interested in winning the 1st place prize or the 2nd place consultation prize? … pic=1307.0

Offering severance pay allows former employees a small consultation prize that may help dissipate anger as they move onto their next employment opportunity.

I’m thinking her dinner with Brad and Bono was a consultation prize for not getting to attend the festival …

Hardly a consultation prize, McCoy may be even better than Suh. Where Suh relies on strength, McCoy is quick off the snap and can shoot gaps …

First, as a consultation prize to being the runner-up of the C3a Giveaway Michael Flanagan was presented with a beautiful set of Mint Zeppelins, ... … QQgiveaway

Wait, don’t tell me this is some kind of consultation prize for dumping me. Is it? No, you’re not like that. You’re too sweet to do such a …



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