Discussions about eggcorns and related topics
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Chris -- 2011-03-08
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”.
I dreamt up “a croc of shit” today. Been beaten to it though.
Last edited by JuanTwoThree (2011-12-30 18:58:40)
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.
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 13:50:15)
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