"devil his do"!

Benjamin Zimmer bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Mon Dec 1 03:37:09 UTC 2008

On Sun, Nov 30, 2008 at 10:27 PM, Alison Murie <sagehen7470 at att.net> wrote:
> In an article in /Perspective,/ about the last-minute regulations
> contemplated by the outgoing administration, Kevin Berends  wrote:
> "This is where we need
> to give the devil his do. "

"Give (someone) his/her do" is covered in the Eggcorn Database entry
for "due -> do":


--Ben Zimmer

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

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