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Chris -- 2018-04-11
I was reading and came across the word “winsnap” replacing “winesap.” There are of this substitution on the web. I’m guessing that tart, snappy taste of the apple has enticed speakers into this venality. Granted, the names of the 7000+ cultivars of apples display a fair share of whimsy.
Hatching new language, one eggcorn at a time.
...and came across the word “winsnap” replacing “winesap.”
You meant “winesnap”, didn’t you?