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#1 2017-05-25 12:25:53

David Bird
Eggcornista
From: Montréal, QC
Registered: 2009-07-28
Posts: 1491

The yawning awns

Under the yawning awning.

Placing her bags next to a chair she sat down at a table on the sidewalk under the shop’s yawning.
http://archiveofourown.org/works/575451 … s/13318174

I have 9 window yawnings that need repainted/oiled.
https://www.airtasker.com/tasks/paintoi … ngs-52516/

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#2 2017-05-26 17:44:49

Dixon Wragg
Eggcornista
From: Cotati, California
Registered: 2008-07-04
Posts: 1151

Re: The yawning awns

There are quite a few of these online:

The walk became harder to complete as the rain obscured my vision. It hammered into my skull like bullets. It hurt. I ran under an onning on one of the shops.
gamer talk

But, Makai’s boat was great b/c it was the only one of its size (or a comparable size) that had an onning for shade!
review

We get under an onning to some building and wait in hopes he comes back.
memoir

...there was an onning just to block the sun…
quiz study page

Perhaps some perps are thinking it’s called an “onning” because it’s “on” some structure? A bit of a stretch, maybe.

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#3 2017-05-26 18:13:39

burred
Eggcornista
From: Montreal
Registered: 2008-03-17
Posts: 1078

Re: The yawning awns

We were relieved to see an onning in the offing.

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#4 2017-05-27 20:55:19

DavidTuggy
Eggcornista
From: Mexico
Registered: 2007-10-11
Posts: 2018
Website

Re: The yawning awns

Just so you don’t doff what you were dawning.


*If the human mind were simple enough for us to understand,
we would be too simple-minded to understand it* .

(Possible Corollary: it is, and we are .)

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#5 2017-05-27 21:03:33

Dixon Wragg
Eggcornista
From: Cotati, California
Registered: 2008-07-04
Posts: 1151

Re: The yawning awns

burred wrote:

We were relieved to see an onning in the offing.

Reminds me of that old joke:
She offered her honor. He honored her offer. And all night long, he was on ‘er and off ‘er.

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#6 2017-06-08 07:05:22

kem
Eggcornista
From: Victoria, BC
Registered: 2007-08-28
Posts: 2507

Re: The yawning awns

“Yawning” for “awning.” Not bad. The stores wake up in the morning with a stretch and a yawn.


Hatching new language, one eggcorn at a time.

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