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#1 2016-07-30 21:53:49

David Bird
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From: Montréal, QC
Registered: 2009-07-28
Posts: 1581

I'm very peculiar about it

The substitution of peculiar for particular has elements of both eggcorn (new image which makes sense) and flounder (two similar sounding words with some semantic overlap) about it. To confuse things further, those categories clearly overlap. What I like about being peculiar about something is the sense of the idiosyncrasy of your pickiness.

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