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The Atlantic on "eggcorns"--in dance writing

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#61 Mel Johnson

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Posted 30 October 2006 - 02:17 PM

NOO-kyu-ler for NOO-klee-ur is a spoonerism within one word, not really an eggcorn.

#62 Mme. Hermine

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Posted 30 October 2006 - 02:31 PM

you can contribute to an eggcorn database!


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Posted 08 November 2006 - 03:48 PM

Re spoonerisms. Just overheard a conversation in which three different people resorted to the pronunciation MIS-CHEE-VEE-USS.

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