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Off topic: The ways that words go wrong in the hands of human beings
Thread poster: Amy Duncan
Amy Duncan  Identity Verified
Brazil
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Feb 15, 2009

Thought some of you might enjoy this article:

http://www.csmonitor.com/2009/0213/p18s01-hfes.html


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Russell Jones  Identity Verified
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Italian to English
Or more often in their mouths! Feb 15, 2009

Thank you Amy. Very entertaining.

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Michael Barnett
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Delightful! Feb 16, 2009

Is an eggcorn somehow related to an eggtopic pregnancy?

Michael


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Jack Doughty  Identity Verified
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Proz.com eggcorn? Feb 16, 2009

The eggcorn "prose.com" for "proz.com" takes you to the website of a software company called "Ensemble".

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Andy Watkinson
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What can I say..... Feb 16, 2009

except......

"Know that the Lord is God indeed; Without our aid he did us make:
We are his folk, he doth us feed, And for his sheep he doth a steak....."

As heard by many a schoolchild.

Andy


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