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Chris -- 2018-04-11
“Palate” is literally the roof of the mouth, and figuratively the sense of taste. The word “palette” is often incorrectly used instead, especially as the phrase “palette cleanser / palette cleansing”.
This one has been discussed here before, notably here
I suggest that before posting, people go to the second search field on the Eggcorn Database page (the field that’s labeled “Google Search”) and search for the eggcorn or other treat they’re thinking of posting, to see if it’s already been discussed here. I prefer to add to an existing discussion rather than to have proliferating threads on the same topic. That way, it’s easier to access the whole discussion of a particular topic, without having to find numerous threads.