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#1 2014-09-02 17:23:27

kem
Eggcornista
From: Victoria, BC
Registered: 2007-08-28
Posts: 2251

eyebulb << eyeball

A new blog article on eggcorns has been making rounds on the web. I’ve received a link to it from three separate communication channels in the last 24 hours.

Nothing much new in the article for readers of this Forum, but the comments have a couple of candidates that haven’t appeared here. The first one, “unihorn” for “unicorn.” is not that interesting: “cornus” is Latin for “horn.” The other one, “eyebulbs” for “eyeballs” may have some traction. The substitution can be seen on quite a number of web sites. All the instances can’t be puns.

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#2 2014-09-03 11:14:41

David Bird
Eggcornista
From: Montréal, QC
Registered: 2009-07-28
Posts: 1286

Re: eyebulb << eyeball

Eyebulb is a beaut. The return tripper is rare but out there.

My 1996 break light on the right side will not flash even after I change the light ball.
http://www.10w40.com/questions/auto-mai … -the-right

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#3 2014-12-27 13:39:23

kem
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From: Victoria, BC
Registered: 2007-08-28
Posts: 2251

Re: eyebulb << eyeball

Light balls reported in the old Comments section of the Database.

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