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#1 2014-02-08 18:22:33

From: Mexico
Registered: 2007-10-12
Posts: 1813

buttweak pancakes

Chloe (my granddaughter, 6 years old), reported by her mother:

Chloe was SO excited this morning to help me make “buttweak” pancakes. They were delicious! Gotta go. Montezuma calls .

Yes: debility of the nether regions.
I don’t suppose it’s an eggcorn, though if she keeps pronouncing it that way and someday tries to figure out why, it could become one. For now, I guess spoonerism would be the most salient classification. (I don’t know if she makes the wh vs. w distinction in her speech.)

*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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