Eggcorn Forum

Discussions about eggcorns and related topics

You are not logged in.


Registrations were closed for a long time because of forum spam, but I have re-opened them on a trial basis.

The forum administrator (chris dot waigl at gmail dot com) reserves the right to request users to plausibly demonstrate that they are real people with an interest in the topic of eggcorns. Otherwise they may be removed with no further justification. Likewise, accounts that have not been used for posting may be removed.

Thanks for your understanding.

Chris -- 2015-05-30

#1 2012-05-01 21:40:14

Registered: 2007-12-26
Posts: 95

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 01:22:38

From: Victoria, BC
Registered: 2007-08-28
Posts: 2565

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.

Hatching new language, one eggcorn at a time.



Board footer

Powered by PunBB
PunBB is © 2002–2005 Rickard Andersson
Individual posters retain the copyright to their posts.

RSS feeds: active topicsall new posts