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#1 2020-07-31 09:58:31

Peter Forster
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From: UK
Registered: 2006-09-06
Posts: 1074

'seal lion' for 'sea lion'

Yes, an easy typo error to make, but they do look a lot more like a seal than a lion, probably because they are seals. As are elephant seals. Not sea elephants.

A seal lion looks around at all the seal lions sleeping around it.

The seal lions jumped in the water about the rock. The seal lions like the water.

A seal lion surfs in a wave with a container ship in the background. The group of elephant seals bask in their usual spot in the middle of the…

guess no fish wants to be a seal lion’s meal. The seal lion lunged into the ball.

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#2 2020-08-02 22:44:56

kem
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From: Victoria, BC
Registered: 2007-08-28
Posts: 2748

Re: 'seal lion' for 'sea lion'

Are we still doing the low-hanging fruit award? “Seal lion” is a strong candidate.


Hatching new language, one eggcorn at a time.

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