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Chris -- 2018-04-11

#1 2018-06-19 16:52:46

From: Mexico
Registered: 2007-10-11
Posts: 2244

withhold < hold

My daughter reports that she just saw the following (and busted out laughing):

I can hardly wait to find out what the future will withhold.

I found it on the Internet too (there probably are more)

We look forward to the future, for the future will withhold many wondrous things for all, to yourselves, to us, and all those of God’s creation.

*If the human mind were simple enough for us to understand,
we would be too simple-minded to understand it* .

(Possible Corollary: it is, and we are .)



#2 2018-06-22 00:47:06

From: Victoria, BC
Registered: 2007-08-28
Posts: 2666

Re: withhold < hold

A controcorn of sorts.

Hatching new language, one eggcorn at a time.



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