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#1 2012-05-02 01:40:14

Registered: 2007-12-27
Posts: 93

Malodor for Maldoror

Can proper names be Eggcorns?

Perhaps the antihero of LautrĂ©amont’s book Les Chants de Maldoror, an evil, vampiric figure, smells bad?

answers forum I have the dry point etching “les chants de malodor suite, remarque”

book review Others have read Lautreamont’s Malodor and Rimbaud without perishing.



#2 2012-05-02 05:22:38

From: Victoria, BC
Registered: 2007-08-28
Posts: 2211

Re: Malodor for Maldoror

Can proper names be Eggcorns?

I think they can. We’ve been calling this type “anti-Lehmans”—they reverse our Annie Lehmans.



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