Makes my teeth itch.

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Mon Mar 19 16:20:13 UTC 2012

Ron, if they are not commonplace, they are /less/ interesting. That's
why we have eggcorns and not accorns.


On 3/19/2012 10:59 AM, Ronald Butters wrote:
> I agree. However, I object to the mere random-seeming listing of typos, =
> misspellings, mispronunciations, and commonplace grammatical flubs, with =
> no analysis (except "I don't like this"). And for the record, none of =
> the items that LS listed was a "speech error."
> On Mar 19, 2012, at 10:44 AM, Cohen, Gerald Leonard wrote:
>> But some members are interested in speech errors.  Not every reported
>> error will be of special interest, but at least some of them will be.
>> =20
>> Gerald Cohen

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