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Chris -- 2015-05-30

#1 2013-02-20 16:57:25

Dixon Wragg
From: Cotati, California
Registered: 2008-07-04
Posts: 1235

"sense" for "since"

“Make since” for “make sense” has been discussed here, but not “sense” for “since”. I’ve stumbled on it a couple of times, most recently here:

I’ve played pwi sense day one sense it was released…

Googling “ever sense” yielded about 250 or so unambiguous unique substitutions. I doubt it’s an eggcorn, though, as I can’t figure out a plausible meaning connection, so for now I’m just calling it a substitution.



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