"row back" -- eggcorn?

Gerald Cohen gcohen at MST.EDU
Wed Nov 24 02:09:43 UTC 2010


"Row back" also appears in  a figurative sense in German (zur├╝ckrudern).

Gerald Cohen


On 11/23/10 4:13 PM, "Dan Goncharoff" <thegonch at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
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>
> "Row back" in the sense used here is a commonly used term in British English.
>
> Here's an example:
> http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2008/nov/28/conservatives-cameron-pensions-
> public-sector
> Tories row back on Cameron's public sector pensions warning
>
> DanG

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