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#1 2006-08-09 14:56:07

Jim Heugel
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Pedal Stool for Pedestal

Twice I have received this imaginative substitution in student papers. The context is something like this, “Most wives don’t want to be placed on a pedal stool, but they do want to be respected and esteemed.”

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#2 2006-08-09 17:08:43

patschwieterman
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Re: Pedal Stool for Pedestal

A version of this is already in the Database: http://eggcorns.lascribe.net/english/297/pedastool/
See the first comment for an eg. of “pedalstool.”

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#3 2006-08-15 14:30:02

Ben Zimmer
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Re: Pedal Stool for Pedestal

Examples of “pedal( )stool” added to the entry.

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