eggcorn: shill > shrill

Benjamin Zimmer bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Mon Apr 7 19:49:57 UTC 2008

Seems somewhat common on political blogs and the like.

The sweet sorrow of a former Democrat, turned civil libertarian,
turned into a Republican shrill.
Compared to him, Limbaugh actually sounds more like a principled
conservative than a Republican shrill like Hannity.
Bob Woodward Outed As A Neocon Shrill
However in 2004, the editor, Taegan Goddard, basically became a
liberal shrill without having the intellectual honesty to openly admit
his bias.
Those who refer to him as a liberal shrill don't have a clue that he
is a life long Republican.

--Ben Zimmer

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