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Chris -- 2011-03-08
not an eggcorn but still I was rather surprised to come across this misspelling. I googled it and there were quite a lot of hits.
At least it indicates the person knows where the original word comes from.
So which is better, to say Trojan Horse while you don’t know why it’s called that, or Troyan horse because you do?
I found one possible case of Trudging Horse, but it is likely to be purposeful (e.g. a pun). Plenty of literally intended examples, of course.
*If the human mind were simple enough for us to understand,
we would be too simple-minded to understand it* .