assanine--a new eggcorn?

Benjamin Zimmer bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Wed Apr 9 03:21:50 UTC 2008

On Tue, Apr 8, 2008 at 10:47 PM, Herb Stahlke <hfwstahlke at> wrote:
> Actually, going through the eggcorn list, it's hard to find many like
> "assinine" in which one non-morpheme part of word is replaced by a morpheme
> without changing the rest of the word.

Well, there's always "eggcorn"! :->

--Ben Zimmer

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