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Chris -- 2018-04-11
From a description of a documentary film in a recent movie theater schedule:
This film chronicles the three-year existence of this mysterious group that toed the line between religious cult, art piece and elaborate game…
Clearly they meant “straddled the line”. I can see how there may be an eggcornish meaning-connection, as, whether you’re toeing the line or straddling it, you’re still right there at the line, but of course there can be no sound-confusion between “toed” and “straddled”, so this may not qualify as an eggcorn. Or does it?
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What’s the point? It’s not spamming, that I can see.
On the plain in Spain where it mainly rains.
Hey, that’s one of my posts this jerk plagiarized!