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#1 2012-02-01 15:48:24

David Bird
Eggcornista
From: Montréal, QC
Registered: 2009-07-28
Posts: 1166

"second tired" for "sick and tired"

A recent LL post, Dress-raising in New Zealand, considered the accent of a reporter from Radio New Zealand.

in her rendition of internet we see the initial KIT vowel taking up the phonetic place of the DRESS vowel of the final syllable, which again shoots past [ɪ] to [i], so that [ˈɪn.təˌnɛt] becomes roughly [ˈɛn.təˌnit]
http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=3733#more-3733

The reddening of her i s opens new vestas en eggcornery. Here’s the first one that occurred to me: I’m just second tired. This might be taken as “I’m first, fed up, and second, tired.” Or I’m rolling on my spare. Or briefly tired. Or I’ve reached the second level of fatigue. I liked these so much that I’ve collected all I could find.

I’m just second tired to see again and again the same guy popping up and crushing all and everyone that is not pleasing his taste
snippet from http://www.gsc-game.com/main.php?t=comm … C&sec_id=1

THE HAITIAN PEOPLE DID VOTE FOR HIM BECAUSE WE ARE SECOND TIRED OF TRADITIONAL POLITICIAN
Youtube comment

I’m second tired of all these fu-king losers who follow people and you are just one of them.
Korean serious talk forum

I am second tired of the long winter, and like to introduce some live flower to indoor life
Knowledge Sutra

Google said today it’s second tired of dancing with devil, and won’t do it any more.
China embargo

We do not have money for all these wars. I am second tired of your old mentality.
Political forum

He got second tired of killing green, blue, and red snails
Fanfic

Am second tired of Shia in Iran.
Islamic forum

Guys I enjoy reading redpepper everyday but am sick en second tired of these two slat b**tches
Uganda forum

Mr President,Your Excellency,Jonathan Goodluck,Nigeria is second tired of unnecessary destruction of lives and properties
News comment

We own the post box. I mean the post box is almost in my lawn. Yet the freaking lazy guy just leaves a Delivery Attempted letter and then leaves my parcel at local 7-Eleven with really stupid employees who hassle you each time at pick-up.
I am second tired of it and will be making some news to get these lazy lazy private contractor learn their lesson.
Too true comment on Canada Post

At this point, I (as so many other viewers commented in this thread) am second tired of the rude treatment he gives Jackie in response to her loving feelings toward him…
Pinoy exchange

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#2 2012-02-01 16:56:55

Peter Forster
Eggcornista
From: UK
Registered: 2006-09-06
Posts: 813

Re: "second tired" for "sick and tired"

A delightful find, David. Far less interesting is this variant:

Are you sickened tired of your job and want to be your own Boss?

Don’t you guys ever get sickened tired of talking about this?

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#3 2012-02-01 23:42:42

David Bird
Eggcornista
From: Montréal, QC
Registered: 2009-07-28
Posts: 1166

Re: "second tired" for "sick and tired"

Sick simbling. Here’s another, from folks who are not just partly sick.

So sick entire of this shit!
Twitter status

I am sick entire of seing rubbish things everytime I check my messages or something.
http://junyaakutsu.deviantart.com/art/S … -215492965

I am sick entire of hearing about this bullshit!
http://isitnormal.com/story/is-it-norma … on-111753/

Are you sick entire of the Chronic Migraine Headaches?
Farmer Suiticles

Yes pot is good! Yes I smoke pot! But IM FUCKING SICK ENTIRE OF FUCKING POTHEADS!
Ganja mon

Not to mention:

i quit runescape because i got sick entired of getting hacked and all my armor and coins being taken
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EMT_CcMMkwQ

Last edited by David Bird (2012-02-01 23:49:43)

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#4 2012-02-02 04:17:39

kem
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From: Victoria, BC
Registered: 2007-08-28
Posts: 2101

Re: "second tired" for "sick and tired"

“Sick entire.” Great eggcorn.

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