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#1 2009-05-06 10:07:18

Peter Forster
From: UK
Registered: 2006-09-06
Posts: 1017

'doubly surround system' for 'Dolby surround system"

Unless there’s a sound engineer called Ray Doubly somewhere out there, I think what we have here is a reverse-Lehman. Anyone unfamiliar with Dolby might eggcornify his name into doubly, suggesting 100% sound enhancement:

About the speaker, it is built with stereo and doubly surround system. It also has function to control the volume of bass and treble. ... – 57k – Cached

Projection facilities 4mX1.8m screen for digital viewing and power point presentations Wireless broadband Doubly surround system …

It [the effect of noise] is like a doubly surround system now. The disturbed are many and the players few. After all, we are not a university offering … – 11k – Cached

The screen is 3D with doubly surround system. The modern equipments and technologies aid and assist the industry of films to prosper and flourish in New …



#2 2011-03-29 20:12:15

Dr dave the hat
Registered: 2009-08-12
Posts: 8

Re: 'doubly surround system' for 'Dolby surround system"

I know I’m a bit slow to comment here, years later; not very quick at repartee….

From the mockrockumentary, This Is Spinal Tap

Musician’s girlfriend: “you can’t do ‘eavy metal in Dobly…”

I guess the sources sighted cited above wouldn’t have got the joke if they saw the film.



#3 2011-03-30 01:03:44

From: Victoria, BC
Registered: 2007-08-28
Posts: 2612

Re: 'doubly surround system' for 'Dolby surround system"

Was it “Dobly” or “doubly?”

Hatching new language, one eggcorn at a time.



#4 2011-03-30 08:16:28

From: Montreal
Registered: 2008-03-17
Posts: 1101

Re: 'doubly surround system' for 'Dolby surround system"

This must have been inspired by the Tap, too, then.

The prospect of faster internet
won’t make a difference though as content will just get bigger to fill it – i.e. the pron will be in full HD with dublin surround sound etc
Reply: Porn; Dolby; :eye roll:



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