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Chris -- 2015-05-30
Been reading Historical and Comparative Linguistics (Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 1989) by the Finnish scholar Raimo Anttila. I came across, on p. 328, an interesting discussion of a Finnish eggcorn. Here’s a photograph of the relevant paragraph:
Perhaps “santilleen” would be a good Finnish name for an eggcorn.
Hatching new language, one eggcorn at a time.