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Chris -- 2018-04-11
Last edited by kem (2010-07-06 11:49:02)
Hatching new language, one eggcorn at a time.
Cool! We may need an “Eggcorns in the Larger Culture” page or something to accommodate this sort of thing.
You’ve got to be right about his use of the Database—all the reshapings I had time to look at can be traced here. For some of them, he might have looked at the forum as well—zeroscaping, e.g., has never made it into the Database. That makes me wonder whether he’s one of our lurking members.