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Chris -- 2018-04-11

#1 2019-08-19 19:27:43

From: Tucson AZ
Registered: 2008-12-15
Posts: 24

Letter of Accommodation for Letter of Commendation

I heard a colleague this morning talk about getting a military letter of accommodation. At first I thought it might be more of a verbal tic than an actual eggcorn, but I ran a Twitter search and found many examples in writing. Here’s one:

“To: Your little friends and circle of cult people, My Military Career is very real, My Combat Training, Martial Arts; etc. rank, ribbons, medals, letter of accommodation, certifications, 4 honorable discharges. all the 12 years of Service are real.”

It didn’t take long to find misspelled examples:

“The Air We Breathe: We cleaned the air at the Pentagon after the 9/11. We were awarded Letter of Accomodation from the Dept of Defense.”

“My hubby just got a letter of accomadation for the Admiral in San Diego… GO BABY!!!!”

I decided not to go any farther down that rabbit hole.

On On,
Paul Woodford
Paul’s Thing



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