immemorial » in memorial

Chiefly in:   time in memorial

Classification: English

Spotted in the wild:

It’s unclear from the above transcripts if the speakers themselves said “time in memorial” or if the eggcorn emerged during transcription.

| link | entered by Ben Zimmer, 2005/05/07 |


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    Commentary by KCinDC , 2005/05/14 at 10:41 pm

    Also “time in memoriam” and “time in memorium”.

  2. 2

    Commentary by Elizabeth Coppock , 2005/07/01 at 4:24 am

    “Time and memorial” has also been done. Cellist Ronald Thomas was famous for this one.

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