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#1 2016-10-23 19:38:01

Wordsmyth
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appraise for apprise

incorrectly imparting information; e.g, “I appraised him of the meeting agenda.”

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#2 2016-10-28 13:34:51

kem
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Re: appraise for apprise

This was in Paul Bryan’s list of confused English words. See http://eggcorns.lascribe.net/forum/view … hp?id=1262

Both words share a common theme—making something known. So they could be flounder eggcorns.


Hatching new language, one eggcorn at a time.

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#3 2016-10-29 01:01:19

Wordsmyth
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Re: appraise for apprise

I stand erected.

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