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#1 2011-06-16 21:21:18

patschwieterman
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"tear ducks" for "tear ducts"

“Tearduk” in David’s last citation in the “Staff infection” thread made me think of “tear ducks.” We’ve had plenty of postings on duct>>duck, but I don’t think this particular misspelling has gotten a mention. Lots of hits. I can’t convince myself of its eggcornicity, but for me at least the watery associations of “ducks” make it entertaining.

So if you like being a victim, please don’t contact me, my tear ducks are dry for YOU!
http://www3.connexion.org/viewprofile.c … -springs,0

She also has very watery eyes, don’t know if that is just allergies or if her tear ducks are clogged?
http://www.ourbeagleworld.com/forums/be … -pees.html

My face gets so bad my eyes swell; even my tear ducks are swollen.
http://www.prohealth.com/lupus/blog/boa … m?id=31830

Last edited by patschwieterman (2011-06-17 13:57:04)

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