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#1 2008-05-12 06:27:57

alec.brady
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Registered: 2008-05-12
Posts: 1

floored/flawed

“Also on-Line apps are highly floored. Beside Internet connectivity causing a huge barrier, there are major issues with security, privacy and ownership.”

http://techrepublic.com.com/5208-13416- … ID=2495712

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#2 2008-05-15 13:41:59

patschwieterman
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Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 1665

Re: floored/flawed

I wondered whether anyone who was impressed by something had been “flawed” by it. Sure enough – 8 hits for the 4-word string “was absolutely flawed by.” This has got to be something more typical of nonrhotic dialects; the first hit, for instance, is from an Australian newspaper. I’m not sure whether or not this is an eggcorn, but I’m leaning to the idea that it’s just a dialectal spelling. How similar do “floored” and “flawed” sound in Australian dialect (or other nonrhotic varieties of English)? I don’t know the answer to that. In any case, examples:

I was in Spain & France last year and was absolutely flawed by the quality & price of great mens clothes.
http://blogs.smh.com.au/suitsyou/archiv … _from.html

I just recently saw “The Scarlet Pimpernel” for the first time and i must say that i was absolutely flawed by the production.
http://www.geocities.com/spblakeney/thoughts2.html

I must say I was absolutely flawed by their designs. I can’t wait to summertime for it to warm up and I can rock some of their fabulous tees.
http://theurbansocialista.blogspot.com/ … chive.html

I received the green set from chumbucket the other day and was absolutely flawed by those plugs. Especially the giant “grumpy”! It is a beautiful showpiece!
http://www.stripersonline.com/surftalk/ … 018&page=3

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#3 2008-05-19 16:18:01

mr_sloane
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Registered: 2006-10-06
Posts: 15

Re: floored/flawed

And there’s the punning use in the album title ‘Floored Genius’ by Julian Cope. Cope may well be a flawed genius, but on the cover he’s shown lying on the floor of the stage.

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#4 2015-04-26 15:24:01

Dixon Wragg
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From: Cotati, California
Registered: 2008-07-04
Posts: 1365

Re: floored/flawed

Here’s the one I just stumbled upon:

Absolutely flawed at how courageous and brave Bruce Jenner is. So inspiring and so powerful.
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