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Chris -- 2018-04-11
Possibly another stealth eggcorn. This time the adjective “utter” in “utter nonsense” is misunderstood to be a verb with a vastly different meaning. This could be an intentional reshaping or even an incidental one, but still I wonder.
Here it is in modified form (uttered)...
The Churchman – Google Books Result
1883 – Religion
And, with an inconsistency which we leave others to explain, the same journals printed in full every scrap of his uttered nonsense. While some derided and …
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