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#1 2011-11-17 07:52:15

smibbo
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Registered: 2007-06-05
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Troyan Horse

not an eggcorn but still I was rather surprised to come across this misspelling. I googled it and there were quite a lot of hits.

sigh

At least it indicates the person knows where the original word comes from.

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#2 2011-11-17 08:24:41

DavidTuggy
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Re: Troyan Horse

So which is better, to say Trojan Horse while you don’t know why it’s called that, or Troyan horse because you do?
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I found one possible case of Trudging Horse, but it is likely to be purposeful (e.g. a pun). Plenty of literally intended examples, of course.


*If the human mind were simple enough for us to understand,
we would be too simple-minded to understand it* .

(Possible Corollary: it is, and we are .)

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