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#1 2006-10-31 12:19:38

jorkel
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Registered: 2006-08-08
Posts: 1456

EyeBROWN (eyebrow)

Google counts on Oct. 31, 2006
7,190,000 eyebrow
18,400 eyebrown—eggcorn
Analysis by Joe Krozel

Eyebrows are often brown. Perhaps they may be the only brown part on some people’s face. Hence, a non-native speaker, a young person, or an uninformed adult might actually think they are eyebrowns.

Examples:

A secondhand account…

I Used To Believe : body parts I knew a little girl who thought the word “eyebrow” was “eyebrown.” I don’t know how she explained black or blond “eyebrowns.” ...
www.iusedtobelieve.com/body_parts/ – 17k – Cached – Similar pages

A non-native speaker perhaps?...

《明報》李天命網上思考2006-09-16 22:02:43, Eyebrown My eye browns have a eye brown hair sticking out for both sides. Look up books and they said that it is the beginning of …
leetm.mingpao.com/cfm/Forum3.cfm?CategoryID=5&TopicID=3125&TopicOrder=desc&TopicPage=3 – 15k – Cached – Similar pages

...and it’s not a typo if it appears twice in the same document…

``l0vErs iin ParIs.//*~Had my eyebrown trimmed this afternoon, and it turned out UGLY. I look so like a MALAY GIRL. She trimmed it to soo thin that I barely see my eyebrown tail. ...
www.kenzodream.blogspot.com/ – 37k – Cached – Similar pages

IngentaConnect Ignation induced by dye laser tre…wine stain in …The second laser pulse close to the upper part of the eyebrown induced a blaze and the eyebrown was in a moment destroyed by the fire. ...
www.ingentaconnect.com/content/els/0926 … 1/art89552 – Similar pages

Neo Wired.net » Fanficthe professor raised a greasy eyebrown. “I am the Knight Who Say Ni!” “Really? ... he crossed his arms, raised eyebrown matching his scowling lips. ...
neowired.net/category/fanfic/ – 38k – Cached – Similar pages

Bleak ~ View topic – Tattoos and PiercingsAbout two weeks ago i pierced my right eyebrown. And at 5.8 i’m going to take a new tattoo, ... Piercing in my right eyebrown annd one in my left ear. ...
www.bleakmusic.com/forum/viewtopic.php? … 20f4326614 – 53k – Cached – Similar pages

Last edited by jorkel (2006-10-31 12:22:26)

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