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Chris -- 2015-05-30
I stumbled upon this one on reddit.
It was absolutely historical watching her (and others) do these sort of things, to the point that I was crying from laughing so hard.
https://www.reddit.com/r/explainlikeimf … e_victims/
I peg it as a silicism for hysterical, based on a spelling in the nature of “histerical”. Funny, nonetheless.
If anybody really thinks this is the right word, they might think it is so funny as to deserve a place in history. But I also doubt that this is really an eggcorn for anybody.
*If the human mind were simple enough for us to understand,
we would be too simple-minded to understand it* .