Heard on The Judges: eggcorn or tip of the slung?

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Dec 29 20:01:58 UTC 2008

Man-On-The-Street questioner to thirty-ish, black female speaker:

He: "What's your opinion on this case?"

She: "Well, I think that the landlord should be _reliable_ to pay the

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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

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