Another think, again

Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Fri May 23 00:24:32 UTC 2008

On May 22, 2008, at 5:15 PM, Alison Murie wrote:

> The substitution of "hone" for "home" reminds me of another which we
> may
> have discussed here:  "pawn" (off)   in place of "palm."  I think of
> these
> as coming in at about the same time, but that may be simply because  I
> became aware of them through my children(all born in the '50s)'s
> speech.

in the ecdb as "nearly mainstream" (with reference to an earlier ADS-L


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