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Chris -- 2018-04-11

#1 2011-01-03 13:53:40

Registered: 2006-08-08
Posts: 1456

Hit a WRONG (raw) nerve

Not surprising that some might mix up “raw” and “wrong” in this idiomatic expression:

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... there is a illusion that you will get something back, and you may not. Sorry if I sound harsh, but your comment hit a wrong nerve. ... … ery-style- game.html – CachedGet more discussion results

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Last edited by jorkel (2011-01-03 14:03:32)



#2 2011-01-03 15:59:17

From: Victoria, BC
Registered: 2007-08-28
Posts: 2659

Re: Hit a WRONG (raw) nerve

Perhaps there is some confusion with “hit a wrong note.”

Hatching new language, one eggcorn at a time.



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