on the eggcorn beat

James Harbeck jharbeck at SYMPATICO.CA
Wed Apr 30 03:19:05 UTC 2008

>"If you think I'm going to let you talk about my mama, and her
>religious tradition," he said, pausing a beat, "you got another thing

If it's good enough for Judas Priest, it's good enough for Jesus
Christ, I guess. (See http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gU7sBgjKDCI .
1982! Fun Judas Priest fact: they started the whole leather-and-studs
look for heavy metal music, and for them it was started by one of
their members, who latched onto it because of another social scene he
was part of... turns out it's not a coincidence that metalheads and
leather queens dress so similarly, although the connection is surely
not intentional for many or most metalheads.)

James Harbeck.

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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