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#1 2011-09-03 18:49:40

burred
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From: Montreal
Registered: 2008-03-17
Posts: 943

Hip displeasure

What Can Cause A Dog’s Back Legs To All Of A Sudden Appear Weak Or Unsteady?
[Response] Hip displeasure
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Can you tell me about hip displeasure in malamutes and best course of treatment?
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An orthopedic device for treating hip displeasure and hip luxation
Patent pending

Thistle has hip displeasure :( My poor little girl. [...] Well, it was identified as hip displeasure, but a very minor case.
Pet rat troubles

I thought I’d change up the style of posts by entering one sans acorn.

There is a ‘pop culture commentary collective’ called, cleverly, Hip Displeasure.

Edit: This cute eggcorn did not spring from my own fevered imagination; I found it on the straightdope board, submitted by Johnny L.A. back in 2009.

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#2 2011-09-05 15:03:46

David Bird
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From: Montréal, QC
Registered: 2009-07-28
Posts: 1178

Re: Hip displeasure

I can’t go through with it. Dys- is bad or abnormal, plasia is molding, formation, development, or differentiation (think plaster, ectoplasm, plastic, Wendy O. Williams). Other equally medical acorns would be anaplasia, for ‘development without form’, and the use of prefixes hypo, hyper, and neo. None of these would make much sense mixed with pleasure.

uterine cancer is also easy to diagnose…as the hyperpleasure begins with a pretty heavy bleeding…
Hormone therapy

Here’s a simbling that’s an almost perfect anagram, resuming symptomatology.

Most of the time you can’t tell they have cataracts and mild hip displays.
Dog behavior question

Finally, a variant that emphasizes the physical dislocation of dysplasia.

I like the dog a lot and wouldn’t mind keeping her, but she has something wrong with her hips, i think it may be hip displacea.
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