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Chris -- 2015-05-30
In an email:
Since Cambridge University Press books are redly available from various Russian websites, it will be widely read.
Sunscreen is redly available at drug stores and grocery stores. Another alternative to purchasing ready-made sunscreen is to simply make your own.
SpaceX. McGregor, TX, USMore Mcgregor jobs >. This position is responsible for ensuring that all parts and materials for fabrication & support requirements of the test site are redly available before work begins.
[towels:] we took our own, but are redly available at local shops for about 4 euros,
It seems quite widespread. Maybe there is a good solid connection with the meaning “red”, which would make it an eggcorn, but I haven’t caught on to it. In the second example one might expect “whitely” instead of redly, perhaps.
The co-occurrence with read and ready in the first two examples was striking to me.
Last edited by DavidTuggy (2018-02-19 18:45:21)
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