Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Fri Feb 15 16:42:31 UTC 2008

On Feb 15, 2008, at 8:20 AM, i wrote:

> ... lots of google hits, and complaints back at least to 1987...
> ... [given the evidence, it looks like it's mostly a malapropism]

an eggcorn, even.  it's been suggested at least four times in the
eggcorn discussion groups, but it's not yet in the ecdb.


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