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#1 2005-11-22 13:52:38

klakritz
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From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'eardropping' for 'eavesdropping'

Makes more sense than the original. About 300 ghits:

I also like that the tables are decently spread out so one doesn’t feel like
one’s eardropping everyone else’s conversations!
www.fodors.com/forums/pgMessages.jsp?fid=2& tid=34539515&numresponses=40&start=0

Annan to his wife: I can’t raise my voice, the Americans and the British are
eardropping (spying on me).
www.aljazeerah.info/Cartoons/2004%20cartoons/Feb/27.htm

... sending spies, undercover to all Muslim gatherings, eardropping into any Muslim groups in America and even using the facial scanning device?
bbs.chinadaily.com.cn/forumpost.shtml?toppid=247717

I mean just eardropping this morning I heard a lot. www.deh.gov.au/biodiversity/ publications/series/paper3/fire3.html

By eardropping Madeleine’s room, you’ll hear her secret phone call to someone.
www.gamesover.com/gk3/day2.htm

Radio security is important to police to avoid criminals eardropping on their
calls, so encryption of communications is vital to them.
www.contactnet.ro/index.php?art=01304301&lim=e

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