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Chris -- 2015-05-30
Kevin is wearing a shaw!!!!!!!!
YouTube video title
Over the course of filming their scene, Roxxxy keeps talking about a shaw. Wearing a shaw. A tiara and a shaw.
TV show synopsis
I am going to wear a maxi dress but I need a shaw...Is wearing a shaw to cover my shoulders expectable?
Amy is cold: so she is wearing a shaw.
“Yes, come.” A thin, sophisticated, and friendly woman who’s wearing a shaw says.
I’ve been picturing something like this since the election started. Only in my head he was wearing a shaw and old lady glasses.
discussion of picture
I imagine people who say “shaw” for “shawl” are assuming the garment is named after someone named Shaw. If so, that qualifies this substitution as the type of eggcorn known as a Lehmann, if I’m not mistaken.
If it were a Lehman, I’d expect to see some people capitalizing it. Seems like it might be more of a phonetic spelling (the “L” at the end of “shawl” can be really hard to hear).
Hatching new language, one eggcorn at a time.
If it were a Lehman, I’d expect to see some people capitalizing it.
That will keep you warm and wear a Shaw around your shoulders and that will keep you warm as well.
If it’s chilly out then I’ll wear a Shaw, not a jacket.
Squish them in there maybe wear a Shaw to cover up a bit…...
Bridesmaid dress too tight for your big boobs?
She always wondered what was under his Shaw but he wouldn’t give an answer…He began to wear a Shaw so no one would question about the scar.