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#1 2012-09-27 09:06:21

From: Victoria, BC
Registered: 2007-08-28
Posts: 2601

mating name << maiden name

Writer Jen Doll takes on eggcorns at the Atlantic Wire.. She mentions a cr-edible eggcorn that we seem to have missed in the Database and on the Forum: “mating name” for “maiden name.”

Some examples:

Hatching new language, one eggcorn at a time.



#2 2012-09-27 20:06:29

David Bird
From: Montréal, QC
Registered: 2009-07-28
Posts: 1561

Re: mating name << maiden name

That’s an absolute beauty. How did we miss it?



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