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Chris -- 2015-05-30

#1 2013-02-13 02:22:13

Dixon Wragg
From: Cotati, California
Registered: 2008-07-04
Posts: 1230


I just found this in a brochure advertising recently released movies: ”’s up to his scrawny, risk-adverse brother to save him, and his planet.” This one is already in the eggcorn list (in the “adverse” for “averse” direction), but I thought I’d resurrect the discussion for anyone who hasn’t seen it and may be interested. “Adverse” for “averse” is discussed at:
And “averse” for “adverse” is at:



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