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Chris -- 2011-03-08
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
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