"... having come across it here _in_ there ..."

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Jun 24 18:14:13 UTC 2012

On Sun, Jun 24, 2012 at 8:47 AM, Arnold Zwicky <zwicky at stanford.edu> wrote:
> I’m not calling at an eggcorn, because I can’t see a meaning connection. _I reckon it’s just a          > mishearing._

That makes sense. It certainly *sounds like* "here in there"! Also,
aren't eggcorners under the impression that what they write or say is

(I remember Anne from our mutual years at the 'Tute and Jim Hurford, a
prof of mine at UC Davis, has also written on this topic.)

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

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