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Chris -- 2018-04-11

#1 2013-03-01 04:53:49

Registered: 2009-11-21
Posts: 11

Lurk warm for lukewarm

“the starter was lurk warm and was ok,the main was very good” … em_ref=819

“you can wash them off carefully with a cloth and lurk warm water and washing liquid”

I’m quite lurk warm towards the book … I won’t say that you shouldn’t read it (unless you are an economist), but I won’t recommend it either. … -atom.html

I dont think there’s any doubt that the level of skepticism and criticism leveled at BioWare is far greater than it has been in the past. Look at the ongoing discussions about SWtoR, the large number of angry fans following the ME3 endings, the very lurk warm reception to DA2. … ire?page=1

This appears to be quite a common error: the more familiar “lurk” is being used instead of the rare word-element “luke”. But I’m not certain what sort of unconscious analysis is turning “luke” into “lurk”: possibly the idea of the temperature “lurking” between hot and cold, and not participating in either condition …



#2 2013-03-01 10:46:14

From: Victoria, BC
Registered: 2007-08-28
Posts: 2598

Re: Lurk warm for lukewarm

We missed “lurkwarm” in our long discussion, some years ago, of “lookwarm” and “luckwarm.”

I see a few web examples of “lukeworm” and “lookworm” for “lukewarm.” They may be simple misspellings.

Hatching new language, one eggcorn at a time.



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