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#1 2013-04-29 18:04:29

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

"prefix" for "prix fixe"

This one’s already in the Eggcorn Database in some form, but I got a chuckle out of this example (from the Style Invitational Devotees Facebook group), so thought I’d share it:

A neighborhood restaurant advertises a “prefix” dinner. Would that include ante-pasto, sub-sandwiches, and semi-cola?



#2 2014-04-23 13:27:45

From: Montreal
Registered: 2008-03-17
Posts: 1092

Re: "prefix" for "prix fixe"

Price fixing in Toronto.



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