just for chagrins

Benjamin Zimmer bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Sat Oct 4 00:01:38 UTC 2008

Noted by Mike Pope on Evolving English II:

Examples given:
"just for chagrins, lets just suppose that everything in this film is
"That might be neat to find out just for chagrins."
"Will probably resurrect the F body and try the filter with it (just
for chagrins..)"

Mike suggests (rightly, I think) that this is a malapropism and not an eggcorn.

--Ben Zimmer

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