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#1 2014-04-24 02:48:00

JuanTwoThree
Eggcornista
From: Spain
Registered: 2009-08-15
Posts: 371

The mask slips

Tories that mascaraed as working class

I dare say “mask” is behind both “mascara” and “masquerade” but the idea of the toffs fluttering their eyelashes at the proletariat is intriguing.


On the plain in Spain where it mainly rains.

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#2 2014-04-24 11:49:16

kem
Eggcornista
From: Victoria, BC
Registered: 2007-08-28
Posts: 2229

Re: The mask slips

Funny! Glad to see you are still hanging around the place, Juan.

Surprisingly common eggcorn.

Last edited by kem (2014-12-28 13:36:44)

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#3 2014-04-24 14:54:26

JuanTwoThree
Eggcornista
From: Spain
Registered: 2009-08-15
Posts: 371

Re: The mask slips

Still around. But the flow of filth seems to have dried up: I haven’t stumbled over eggcorns of the NSFW variety for some time.


On the plain in Spain where it mainly rains.

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