Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Fri Oct 28 16:50:57 UTC 2005

On Oct 28, 2005, at 8:58 AM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:

> Not in OED, but probably what most people are thinking :
> 2002 Samuel Brantley _Zero Dark Thirty_ (Central Point, Ore.:
> Hellgate Press) 47 : Daring-do indeed.
> About 40,000 raw Googlits.

now in the eggcorn database, with credit to Jon:


nice example of a reversion to the original form, which was in fact
built on the ME version of the verb "dare".


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