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Chris -- 2011-03-08
I was surprised to find around 160 unique, non-joking Google hits for “Attention Defecate Disorder”! Just a few examples:
How does Attention defecate disorder affect the nervous system?
I have A.D.D it means attention defecate disorder A.D.H.D is attention defecate hyper disorder witch means you need to keep moving around…
He was suspended for taking Adderall. Adderall. The given treatment for Attention Defecate Disorder.
But the most apparent of Trent’s psychological problems is his attention defecate disorder. The poor guy can’t concentrate on one thing…
Not a very good day for me, I’m also feeling very attention defecate lately… can’t concentrate on one thing too long…
I want the school to evaluate my daughter for Attention Defecate Disorder.
You amaze me with your wide range of skills and interests, Do you just thirst for knowledge, in everything, or do you get board and move on, Not sure if it’s brilliance, or Attention Defecate Disorder.
I also like “get board” in that last example.
I seriously doubt that “Attention Defecate Disorder” is an eggcorn, as it’s hard to imagine a plausible meaning connection. Probably in some cases it results from spell check or autocorrect.