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#1 2014-09-01 11:41:10

From: Montreal
Registered: 2008-03-17
Posts: 1101

Overwriting <- overriding

The use of overwriting for overriding is metaphorical, self-referential, cybernetical and eggcornical.

There is no overwriting “lesson” per sey, these are for “entertainment only.”
parenting essay

you will have to fight as Sword Kirby as the Sword overwrites any power Kirby is currently carrying.
game rules

Yeah the traditions vary a bit from region to region but the overwriting theme is to enjoy each other and the day.
Christmas in Brazil

the Constitution does grant Congress the power to make laws that, in its view, address the overwriting concerns for the nation
Pol forum



#2 2014-09-09 12:11:29

From: Victoria, BC
Registered: 2007-08-28
Posts: 2601

Re: Overwriting <- overriding

It’s also a needed updating. “Overriding” made a lot more sense in the seventeenth century.

Hatching new language, one eggcorn at a time.



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