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#1 2011-03-12 10:19:33

Dixon Wragg
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From: Santa Rosa, California
Registered: 2008-07-04
Posts: 656

"peaked" for "piqued"

Here’s another amusing one from a Mensa scholarship application: “The field has always peaked my interest…”. This very common eggcorn is on the official Eggcorn list, but since I stumbled upon this example I thought I’d mention it in case some here haven’t seen it before.

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