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Chris -- 2018-04-11
I can’t see it as an eggcorn, but on a forum today I saw a comment about someone buying a neckless, and it was clear that she meant necklace. I’m sure she attached no meaning to her misspelling – just wrote it as she hears it, and probably never saw “necklace” written, or maybe pronounced it “neck – lace” and thought it was something else.
“I always wanted to be somebody. I should have been more specific.” – Lily Tomlin
Last edited by kem (2017-07-12 09:17:32)
Hatching new language, one eggcorn at a time.