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Chris -- 2015-05-30
“It bottles the mind” or “the mind bottles”
some limited hits out there,
https://twitter.com/GemMint_10/status/6 … 5751332864
I saw it a couple of days ago in a gaming forum* and it made me laugh.
I wondered if there was enough sense in it for it to be a true eggcorn.
*in a thread about “lemon trains” rather than “lemming trains” (where online players just follow each other to their doom rather than play tactically), but probably a bit too niche usage to be make the database.
Last edited by mockney_piers (2017-01-05 06:08:50)
Many, many examples on the web.
I can see a few semantic threads connecting a boggled and a bottled mind.
Depiction found on the web:
Hatching new language, one eggcorn at a time.
Let’s see, that list looks unfinished …
If it is a food item, it should look appetizing and mouthwatering, if it is a beverage, it should be lip-smacking, and if there is some other daily routine items packaging it should be eye bobbling.
http://www.designbolts.com/2014/03/27/3 … spiration/
The eye bobbling paintings around the streets catch more and more people who stop, stand there and turn their heads
His supple, androgynous body combines “power and purity, flash and elegance, melodrama and eye-bobbling academic precision” (New York Times)
Welcome to the Eggcorn Forum, mockney_piers!
interesting, cheers chaps
Right here is an interesting discussion of another variation, mind-buggering—in which, appropriately, the Eggcorn Forum is mentioned.
And here’s yet another variation:
Zap wowie special fx, mind boogering spaceship—no wimpy saucer,
Pretty …. mind boogering.
Miss all your mind boogering guidance and input.
next episode: Sandra Fluke meets boo-boo to discuss contraception while still living with your parents in the out barn and Kim K talks breast enhancement on ‘tits for tots’….mind boogering!!!!!
Mind-Boogering, Of Course, that, appearantly, Di’s bad taste in music did not include Huey and his NewsCrewis…