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#1 2011-12-11 18:29:15

JuanTwoThree
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From: Spain
Registered: 2009-08-15
Posts: 376

Somebody got there first

It might be interesting to record when we went looking for an eggcorn only to find that it had already been bagged.

Today I thought of “holidays sauce” for “hollandaise sauce” and “asian orange” for “agent orange”.


On the plain in Spain where it mainly rains.

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#2 2011-12-30 13:57:46

JuanTwoThree
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From: Spain
Registered: 2009-08-15
Posts: 376

Re: Somebody got there first

I dreamt up “a croc of shit” today. Been beaten to it though.

Last edited by JuanTwoThree (2011-12-30 13:58:40)


On the plain in Spain where it mainly rains.

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#3 2011-12-30 18:36:37

patschwieterman
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From: California
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 1665

Re: Somebody got there first

This happens to me all the time—I posted on “newmonic” just today, though I was pretty sure someone had beaten me to it even before I logged on.

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#4 2012-01-08 08:48:25

Peter Forster
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From: UK
Registered: 2006-09-06
Posts: 883

Re: Somebody got there first

I’ve just looked up acidulous/assiduous and found that it’s already been posted. To kampong my frustration, it seems I posted it myself.

Last edited by Peter Forster (2012-01-08 08:50:15)

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#5 2012-02-26 06:22:55

David Bird
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From: Montréal, QC
Registered: 2009-07-28
Posts: 1296

Re: Somebody got there first

20 Jan “add lip” for ad lib
16 Jan “agassed” for aghast
22 Jan “half-hazard” for haphazard
1 Feb “blessing in the sky” for blessing in disguise (from CBC radio show)
4 Feb “debuckle” for debacle (almost surely a fault of weak memory)
10 Feb “sheik” for chic
26 Feb “ficment” for figment

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