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#1 2005-11-14 13:03:21

Registered: 2005-11-14
Posts: 2

"photogenic memory"

Only brain surgeons should be making this assessment ;^) Nonetheless I find 12,000 google hits on the phrase.




#2 2005-11-14 13:38:49

Chris Waigl
Eggcorn Faerie
From: London, UK
Registered: 2005-10-14
Posts: 115

Re: "photogenic memory"

Another malaprop, yes. Also a candidate for a spell-checker reshaping—and some people might think that “photographic” wasn’t fancy enough.



#3 2006-01-14 21:27:35


Re: "photogenic memory"

I rather like “photogenic” memory. All bad memories wiped out, only the pretty ones remain. I’m new to eggcorns, but I think it qualifies.


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