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Chris -- 2018-04-11

#1 2020-04-10 05:51:38

From: Spain
Registered: 2009-08-15
Posts: 442

Nothing to crow about

There are a lot of corvids about. I don’t mean ravens and jackdaws so much as misspellings of covid. I guess it’s a bit eggcornish if people have seen corvid a few times before, but I doubt if anybody thinks that’s where covid comes from.

Anyway, I hope all the eggcorners are well, along with their kith and kin.

On the plain in Spain where it mainly rains.



#2 2020-04-11 06:56:20

Peter Forster
From: UK
Registered: 2006-09-06
Posts: 1079

Re: Nothing to crow about

Admirable sentiments, J23, which I heartily endorse. And here’s a few more covid variants too.

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#3 2020-06-23 16:15:18

From: Victoria, BC
Registered: 2007-08-28
Posts: 2761

Re: Nothing to crow about

Anyone else notice that COVID rhymes with “David?” Just sayin’.

Hatching new language, one eggcorn at a time.



#4 2020-06-26 09:38:01

David Bird
From: Montréal, QC
Registered: 2009-07-28
Posts: 1656

Re: Nothing to crow about

I didn’t notice, no. Kind of like Mr Smoketoomuch. No coincidence, really. David is from the Hebrew for belovid, i.e. spreads love like a viral disease.



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