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#1 2006-09-03 19:09:22

Fred Sanderson
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Registered: 2006-09-03
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"hone" vs. "home"

not much is more annoying than someone saying “honing-in” on something…it should be “homing-in”, as in a “homing device” or “homing pigeon”...you can “hone-down”, but you can’t “hone-in”...Yes?

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#2 2006-09-03 19:31:41

Fishbait
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Re: "hone" vs. "home"

The home>>hone substitution is already in the Database: http://eggcorns.lascribe.net/english/48/hone/.

David

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