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#1 2017-07-10 00:30:57

brucebrown
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Registered: 2017-07-10
Posts: 1

prolly for probably

This one seems to me to have come along with technology like texting, but maybe that’s just coincidental timing in my experience.

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#2 2017-07-10 03:56:28

yanogator
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From: Ohio
Registered: 2007-06-07
Posts: 123

Re: prolly for probably

No, it’s been around for years – following a common lazy pronunciation.


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#3 2017-07-10 05:27:11

Dixon Wragg
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From: Cotati, California
Registered: 2008-07-04
Posts: 1159

Re: prolly for probably

“Prolly” has been around for at least as long as I can remember (back to the 1950s). Not an eggcorn.

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