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Chris -- 2018-04-11
The Database has an early entry for , in which Sravana Reddy says, “It’s easy to see the source of the reanalysis… everyone knows that ‘hound’ is nearly synonymous with ‘dog’… and the eggcorners can’t really be blamed since (I think) ‘hund’ means dog (in German?)”.
For the same reason, it’s easy to see how, depending on dialect, you might be excused for thinking it’s a tautologous dogshund. Not too common, but does seem to be present in German, though maybe only to make fun of it. A Dutch friend told me that “dachshund” means something to do with hunting in tunnels, like a ferret.
What is a “salad bar” dog you ask? A little bit of this…and a little bit of that. In reality, I am pretty sure I am a mixture of 4 or 5 different types of terriers[possibly Jack Russell-Dogshund-Foxterrier and the like]
I wish I could bring my Dogshund/chihuahua to hunt with me. But she would probably just run away. :(
http://forum.treasurenet.com/index.php? … 60.10;wap2
pets:A white huskynamed Ice, a brown minature dogshund named Cookie
Last edited by burred (2010-12-15 09:55:37)
Undoubtedly many see and hear the word “dash” in “dachshund” and prove it by writing “dashound/dashhound.” I’m not sure, though, that everyone who says “DASH-hound” has in mind the semantics of “dashing.” I think “DASH-hund” is a common AmEng mispronunciation of “dachshund,” so common that it might even be considered an alternate pronunciation.
In German a badger is “der Dachs.” A dachshund is a “badger hound.”
“Dachshund” is frequently re-analyzed as “dutchhound.” See http://www.google.com/search?q=%22dutchhound%22 for samples. Perhaps people who use “dutchhound” think that it is a German dog? (or Dutch dog – Twentieth century English speakers often do not know that “dutch,” as it is used in historical phrases such as “Pennsylvania Dutch” and “double dutch,” are references to German speech or nationality, not to the language or people of the Netherlands.)
Last edited by kem (2010-12-15 13:59:08)
Hatching new language, one eggcorn at a time.
Ja, der Dutchhound gut.
They and our chew-wawa Lexi have a pet door so they bring us such ‘gifts’ fairly often
On the plain in Spain where it mainly rains.
I’ve a 2 year old mongrel (King Charles, Chawowow, jack russell mix) so quite small.
http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/sho … p?t=864217
You can have the best of the two previous posts: several example of “chewowow” on the web.
: “like a little rabid yapping Chewowow, you ASSume because I disagree with how they are doing it”
Hatching new language, one eggcorn at a time.
I guess the confusion between small dogs and compact cars is understandable:
I have a dog that looks like the dog in some Target commercials. I was told it was a datsun but I am not sure….
http://www.mihav.com/en/forum/dogs/is-q … for-14739/
my datsun dog is ill, he moves very slow & his muscles infront of his front legs trembles. please help.
http://www.justanswer.com/pet-dog/3zfp8 … z1i4yhF2MR
My datsun dog chases his tail, please help?
He is 6yrs old an is constantly chasing his tail when he does it he takes breaks to chew on stuff> WHY???
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index … 047AAivK5E
[The dog’s been in pretty good health for the past six years if you haven’t had to learn the standard name of the breed.]
It was a blistering 24 degrees thia morning.I walked into the car port and my wifes datsun dog is sleeping in the middle of my 68 camaro’s cowl hood !!!!!!!!
http://www.camaros.net/forums/archive/i … 27196.html
There are lots of these. I thought of looking at car forums to see if anyone was having trouble with their dachshund’s engine, but I decided against it.
Last edited by patschwieterman (2011-12-30 22:39:35)
i am a rock wilder lover myself. they are so very loyal
How would win in a fight a rock wilder or a coyote?
https://answers.yahoo.com/question/inde … 131AAs8hDn
I have a lab puppy with colors of a rock wilder. Have you ever seen or heard of one?
http://www.dogster.com/answers/question … _one-97568
Double-yolker. Rottweilers are named for Rottweil, which is named for the red tiles the Romans left behind. They also left behind some of their dogs.
My best bet is my little Yorkshire Tearier (Kind of small dog 4 pounds)!
My dad got a new dog!!! xD
it is a jack russel tearier an i have yet to meet it but i will tonight!
I have a 11 week old Scottish Tearier, called Tara.
It’s not hard to picture a terrier tearing energetically around the yard.
Incidentally, while researching this one I stumbled upon an instance of “tearier” for “terror”:
Now she is afraid of everyone. Every morning is like starting over. She wakes up at night in pure tearier.
Apparently she gets tearier and tearier all the time as she relives her traumatic experience.