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Chris -- 2018-04-11
Found in http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-08-28/g … se/8848914 on 28th. August 2017.
Correct version is, of course, “arrant nonsense”.
It’s a slightly controversial one, as can be seen on this thread:
Here’s what Dixon Wragg has to say about posting for the first time, and the nth time. We’ve all been there!
I recommend doing this whenever considering posting here: Go to the second search field on the Eggcorn Database page, the one marked “Google Search”, and see if your proposed eggcorn (or other treat) has already been discussed. If so, you may want to add to an existing relevant thread rather than proliferating new threads for the same eggcorn. (It took me awhile to figure this out, so now I mention it to newbies as needed to facilitate their assimilation.)
On the plain in Spain where it mainly rains.