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#1 2015-08-07 04:21:51

crispybacon
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From: Wellington, New Zealand
Registered: 2015-07-19
Posts: 24

A day in loo

This one crops up quite a bit, especially here in NZ, where our employment laws normally entitle you to 50% extra pay plus a “day in lieu” if you work on a public holiday. It can be funny but I don’t think it’s an eggcorn, even when the colon is involved.

I have to work new years. Absolutely hate it. One of the joys of working in appliance/electrical retail argh. At least it’s time and a half and a day in loo so I guess that’s a plus
http://www.riding-room.co.nz/index.php/ … atus/print

nothing like working an Easter Sunday for double time and a half and a day in loo eh?
http://www.toyotaownersclub.com/forums/ … tor-light/

Could we use a semicolon in loo of the colon in that one?
http://www.grammarmudge.cityslide.com/b … 603375.htm

In loo of certain threads as of late, I thought it might be a good idea to start a thread in which to discuss and raise awareness for next-gen consoles OTHER than the “big 3”…
https://derpibooru.org/dis/the-rest-of-the-competition

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