Precedent > Precedence Eggcorn?

Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Thu Feb 21 14:42:17 UTC 2008

On Feb 20, 2008, at 7:41 PM, Phil Cleary wrote:

> From a columnist in today's Boston Herald:
> "There is precedence for this in recent Red Sox history. "

an error in word choice, certainly, but i can't see it as an eggcorn.

precedence/precedents is in Brians.


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