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#1 2013-12-02 17:39:01

burred
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From: Montreal
Registered: 2008-03-17
Posts: 991

new hits for "caused an arm and a leg"

I compiled these hits before I looked in the catacombs – where loam behold. Substituting “cause” for cost has elements of a blend, as pointed out in the database, but could as easily be a mondegreeny eggcorn. I came across it today in an email advertisement, which is the first hit. I like the last one best.

I am so happy that I used Kensington to help with my dream trip to Cape Town South Africa. I was looking for a well-respected company that planned private guided tours that was not going to cause me my leg.
“Testimonial in a web advert”

hello ladies
I am back from the hair place—it caused me an arm and a leg!!!
http://www.fertilethoughts.com/forums/p … 9-a-4.html

You made a decision to hold true to your allegiance of rebelling against authority and it has caused you your marriage and children.
http://www.glhinesministries.com/nov13mistake.htm

it caused me an arm and a leg to move here since I was not told that the apartment was red tagged
http://www.apartmentratings.com/rate/TX … 37755.html

A blunder made by an employee caused a fortune to the company.
http://prezi.com/edngg77jcofy/a-blunder … e-company/

What’s the best non product treatment for blackheads that won’t cause an arm and a leg
http://www.ask.com/answers/407537481/wh … -and-a-leg

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#2 2013-12-05 14:44:37

DavidTuggy
Eggcornista
From: Mexico
Registered: 2007-10-11
Posts: 1840
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Re: new hits for "caused an arm and a leg"

You gotta watch out for those pimple treatments that spur even greater growth.


*If the human mind were simple enough for us to understand,
we would be too simple-minded to understand it* .

(Possible Corollary: it is, and we are .)

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