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#1 2013-06-08 18:03:58

From: Montreal
Registered: 2008-03-17
Posts: 1097

"Enhammered" for enamoured/enamored

To be enhammered with something is to be seriously inebriated by it, or maybe concussed and seeing stars and cherubs.

The mayor and local business leaders were not so enhammered of this. They declared that this general strike was bulshivism
History blog

Some times you get so enhammered with a player you only look at the facts/stats YOU want to see.
Hockey fan

It was Debbie Ramsey, with whom Cliff was so enhammered with,
Rock history

She saw the other twin and blushed wildly not hapy that he’d seen her that close to Kaoru when she was in completely and utterly enhammered with him

Years ago, M&S was like a second home to me lol but Im not that enhammered about it as much now
Dog forum

Some people seem to think that being enamored is not too different from being baked, fired up, all shiny, deeply enamelled.

Most American companies are so enamelled by their success in the home country that … -in-india/



#2 2013-06-10 13:22:06

From: Victoria, BC
Registered: 2007-08-28
Posts: 2578

Re: "Enhammered" for enamoured/enamored

Good one. Beadwof strikes again.

Perhaps the difference between Greek polytheism and Nordic polytheism is the difference between this eggcorn and its acorn —between Amour of the Gods and Hammer of the Gods.

Hatching new language, one eggcorn at a time.



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