new eggcorn

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Aug 8 14:48:46 UTC 2013


Try a search for "duel citizen". You'll find some deliberate wordplay,
but also quite a bit of eggcorning.

Example from Beer Advocate:
> Being a duel citizen and living close to the border, I cross back and
> forth often.

Not sure what the eggcornish rationalization is, but this a deliberate
spelling, not merely a typo.


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