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Chris -- 2018-04-11

#1 2017-08-16 07:45:29

Peter Forster
From: UK
Registered: 2006-09-06
Posts: 1019

'militious' for 'malicious'

It may be that the ear can more readily extract for example militia, militate or militant from malicious than spot the relatively uncommon malice. It doesn’t seem too unlikely that some users might assume that notions of deliberate hurt and harm come from such military variants.

Whether through militious intent, carelessness or recklessness, there are many, many bad drivers on the road and cyclists need to ride with the …

The first one could be overlooked by the umpire, but the second one is proof of militious intent, consequently being ejected from the game.

I think it is not allowed as a security precaution so you cannot send users a militious script and disguise it as an image or something.

does anyone know where to get a spam bot that uses proxies and militiously attacks channels?



#2 2017-08-17 12:32:18

From: Mexico
Registered: 2007-10-11
Posts: 2217

Re: 'militious' for 'malicious'

Works very well for me.

*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 .)



#3 2017-08-26 11:28:09

From: Victoria, BC
Registered: 2007-08-28
Posts: 2653

Re: 'militious' for 'malicious'

Nice find.

Hatching new language, one eggcorn at a time.



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