Eggcorn Forum

Discussions about eggcorns and related topics

You are not logged in.

Announcement

Registrations are temporarily closed as we're receiving a steady stream of registration spam.

Anyone who wishes to register, please email me at chris dot waigl at gmail dot com with the desired username and a valid email address, and I will register you manually.

Thanks for your understanding.

Chris -- 2011-03-08

#1 2005-11-09 04:46:02

klakritz
Eggcornista
From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'remissed' for 'remiss'

On the theory that to be remiss is to miss and miss again. About 1,000 ghits. (Actually, googling ‘remissed’ gets over 1,500 ghits, but not all are substitutions for ‘remiss.’ An amateur linguist could spend a few enjoyable hours compiling all the meanings people assign to ‘remissed.’) Examples:

Well, having said all that about AMD wanting to capture 15% of the notebook market, I’d be remissed not to mention that Intel has other plans.
www.notebookreveiw.com/forums/post.asp? … ORUM_ID=13

I’d be remissed not to plug Portable One as a wonderful retailer for buying a
Fujitsu notebooks (or anything else they sell) from …
www.notebookreview.com/default.asp?newsID=2194

I would be remissed if i didn’t submit a review here! Iwww.roadbikereview.com/PRD_290733_5668crx.aspx

All in all, aside from a little lapse here and there, we would be remissed if we
didn’t applaud your ability to flat out pick ‘em.
sports.espn.go.com/chat/sportsnation/story?page=predictionpage

I would be remissed if I didn’t congratulate you on your TV appearance last
weekend on one of those anti-progressive Fox news shows.
politicalusa.blogspot.com/2005_05_08_politicalusa_archive.html

On another note, I would be remissed if I didn’t wish all the Mom’s out there a
Happy Mother’s Day which is Sunday.
www.discussionforums.us/forum/showthread.php?t=8593

Another restaurant I’ve been remissed in reviewing is Tuttle’s Sea Garden on
Bancroft.
www.thefeeddirectory.com/p/Feed-Viewer- … ,1566.html

It would have been remissed of me to talk about Hong Kong and not mention the “one country, two systems” principle which is the cornerstone of Hong Kong.
www.hketowashington.gov.hk/dc/speeches/05sept15.htm

Offline

 

Board footer

Powered by PunBB
PunBB is © 2002–2005 Rickard Andersson
Individual posters retain the copyright to their posts.

RSS feeds: active topicsall new posts