Heard on The Judges: eggcorn.

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jul 20 18:37:11 UTC 2009

Forty-ish Latino female standard-English speaker:

"I couldn't get him to bring me a contract. He just kept _hemming and hauling_".

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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