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#1 2012-09-27 13:06:21

kem
Eggcornista
From: Victoria, BC
Registered: 2007-08-28
Posts: 2145

mating name << maiden name

Writer Jen Doll takes on eggcorns at the Atlantic Wire.. She mentions a cr-edible eggcorn that we seem to have missed in the Database and on the Forum: “mating name” for “maiden name.”

Some examples: https://www.google.ca/search?q=%22her%20mating+name%22

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#2 2012-09-28 00:06:29

David Bird
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From: Montréal, QC
Registered: 2009-07-28
Posts: 1184

Re: mating name << maiden name

That’s an absolute beauty. How did we miss it?

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