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#1 2011-11-02 11:00:03

From: Montreal
Registered: 2008-03-17
Posts: 1096

opposted to

This is not an eggcorn or even a blend, I don’t think, but just a widespread misspelling that I ran into on the astronaut video site (which is worth a glance in itself):

This video was taken during the same time period as “Aurora Borealis and eastern United States”, but with an eastern-facing camera opposted to the previous north-facing camera.

Hundreds of hits.



#2 2011-11-19 03:29:04

David Bird
From: Montréal, QC
Registered: 2009-07-28
Posts: 1534

Re: opposted to

Jason also creates cityscapes compositions of his urban surroundings that are a composted of whirlwind of color and energy. … Show.shtml

In fact, this is exactly the oppose it of what the author is arguing. … =6&t=12295



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