Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Thu May 28 16:49:16 UTC 2009

Ann Burlingham wrote me yesterday with a sighting of "bridle wreath"
referring to spirea, and then a fair number of googled-up examples.

"bridle shower" and "bridle party" have been mentioned in the Eggcorn

in the other direction, there are hits for "bridal path" in a horse
context (there are also plays on words for this expression in a
wedding context).  and in the Eggcorn Forum, the wonderful "unbridaled

just a spelling confusion, of course -- but tempting enough that since
i started googling up examples i've had to think carefully about which
spelling i want.


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