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Chris -- 2018-04-11

#1 2011-03-17 23:32:01

Registered: 2006-08-09
Posts: 60

"behind clothes doors"

A friend reports that she saw on a message board, “We should keep that behind clothes doors.” Maybe whatever it is should be kept hidden in a closet? A google search turned up nothing, by the way. This may be a shiny new eggcorn!



#2 2011-03-18 10:48:16

From: Victoria, BC
Registered: 2007-08-28
Posts: 2589

Re: "behind clothes doors"

I believe “clothes doors” is new. We did have a more general discussion of “clothes” for “close” last year, here and here.

Hatching new language, one eggcorn at a time.



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