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Chris -- 2015-05-30

#1 2006-02-22 14:50:25

Registered: 2006-02-22
Posts: 1


I’m not sure if this one counts as an eggcorn. ‘Anomalies ‘are odd, peculiar happenings whereas demonstrating ‘anomalaise’ could indicate odd, or peculiar symptoms of disease/illness. Does it count?



#2 2006-03-02 12:44:26

Brenda M. Shaw
Registered: 2005-12-09
Posts: 15

Re: anomalaise

That sounds like a deliberate pun or play on words. ‘Anomalies’ are oddities, and ‘malaise’ means illness, so an ‘anomalaise’ is a cross between them—an odd illness or strange symptoms.



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