Eggcorn: *flea market* > *flee market*

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Fri Mar 7 14:46:30 UTC 2008

At 10:32 PM +0800 3/7/08, LanDi Liu wrote:
>On Fri, Mar 7, 2008 at 1:52 PM, Dennis Preston <preston at> wrote:
>>   I think it's ety unk myself, in spite of the apparently strong
>>stance in OED.
>>   dInIs
>"Ety unk"?  Enlighten us.

Etymology unknown, I assume.  I haven't seen that one, although I
know the o.o.o. notation (of obscure origin).


>Randy Alexander
>Jilin City, China
>The American Dialect Society -

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