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#1 2014-01-15 02:08:51

Dixon Wragg
Eggcornista
From: Santa Rosa, California
Registered: 2008-07-04
Posts: 652

"carry on" for carrion

I only found one really clear example:

Like a lot of bottom feeders, they’ll eat carry on from the ocean floor.
slide show on spiny lobsters

I suppose the perp could be thinking that, if carrion is a dead critter that’s still considered edible, it “carries on” being meat instead of being relegated to the status of garbage quite yet.

I know, it’s a bit of a long shot. You eggcornistas can decide if you want to eat it or turn up your noses.

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#2 2014-01-15 03:46:35

DavidTuggy
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From: Mexico
Registered: 2007-10-12
Posts: 1780
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Re: "carry on" for carrion

Surely we’ve discussed this one somewhere? Guess not: just found this (post #6) which is the flip side of it.


*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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