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#1 2008-01-29 10:58:01

JonW719
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From: Colorado
Registered: 2007-09-05
Posts: 285

A potentially helpful Web site

This site about English idioms might be helpful in investigating eggcorns:

http://www.usingenglish.com/reference/idioms/

The object/abject lesson eggcorn seems to be addressed, for example. (The site indicates that “abject” is common in India.)

So, as you can see, the idioms are not limited to US English. Have fun checking it out.


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#2 2008-01-30 01:56:38

Craig C Clarke
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Registered: 2005-11-18
Posts: 232
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Re: A potentially helpful Web site

Who you callin an idiom?!?!?!?

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#3 2008-01-30 12:43:19

JonW719
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From: Colorado
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Posts: 285

Re: A potentially helpful Web site

I was waiting for that one! ;-)


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