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#1 2013-03-11 16:11:34

David Bird
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From: Montréal, QC
Registered: 2009-07-28
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Hectors of land

I’m correcting midterms, which is a potential treasure grove of new finds. Unfortunately, most are in French in my case – I’ve added them to my poteaux roses. There was this one just now: “Parasites can be either endoparasites or hectoparasites.” Kind of like Medusa. That led me to look for Hectors of land, as a kind of classical Lehman’s term. Not an eggcorn, unless someone thinks that Hector was a Trojan surveyor when not involved in heroic combat. Almost no one capitalizes it so it might be phonetic.

So far it has burnt more then 31,000 hectors of land
http://www.hawthornevillager.com/phpbb/ … =1&t=47102

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