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Chris -- 2015-05-30
I compiled these hits before I looked in the catacombs – where . Substituting “cause” for cost has elements of a blend, as pointed out in the database, but could as easily be a mondegreeny eggcorn. I came across it today in an email advertisement, which is the first hit. I like the last one best.
I am so happy that I used Kensington to help with my dream trip to Cape Town South Africa. I was looking for a well-respected company that planned private guided tours that was not going to cause me my leg.
“Testimonial in a web advert”
I am back from the hair place—it caused me an arm and a leg!!!
http://www.fertilethoughts.com/forums/p … 9-a-4.html
You made a decision to hold true to your allegiance of rebelling against authority and it has caused you your marriage and children.
it caused me an arm and a leg to move here since I was not told that the apartment was red tagged
http://www.apartmentratings.com/rate/TX … 37755.html
A blunder made by an employee caused a fortune to the company.
http://prezi.com/edngg77jcofy/a-blunder … e-company/
What’s the best non product treatment for blackheads that won’t cause an arm and a leg
http://www.ask.com/answers/407537481/wh … -and-a-leg
You gotta watch out for those pimple treatments that spur even greater growth.
*If the human mind were simple enough for us to understand,
we would be too simple-minded to understand it* .