Discussions about eggcorns and related topics
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Chris -- 2011-03-08
This one’s already in the Eggcorn Database, but when I stumble upon an example of something, I like to post it here just for fun, and to resurrect old threads that some current members may not have seen. From an Internet ad for an upcoming concert:
Obviously they’ve got the punk rock end of the spectrum nailed, and have always had a flare for folk and country as well…
I can easily see having “a flare” for something as being akin to “carrying a torch” for it, so it seems like a definite eggcorn to me, at least in some cases.