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#1 2007-04-09 18:51:53

Phil O'stein
Registered: 2007-04-09
Posts: 1

Curry favour

This expression was originally “Curry favell”



#2 2007-04-11 14:01:04

Registered: 2006-08-08
Posts: 1455

Re: Curry favour

Here’s an interesting incidence of someone trying to “curry flavor” with other people!

Public Eyesore Records – Catalog – pit027The beat-ridden, acid friendly ‘Pachinko (moon)’ accrues one foul by attempting to curry flavor with advertising executives, and the unwavering support of … – 20k – Cached – Similar pages

This could be an eggcorn depending upon the imagery the utterer conjures in his own mind. To “curry flavor with” just might be equated with something like “buttering (someone) up.”



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