[Ads-l] eggcorn

Charles C Doyle cdoyle at UGA.EDU
Tue Dec 23 10:56:43 UTC 2014


Last night the TV announcer accused a Dallas Mavericks player of performing "laxadaisically" against the Atlanta Hawks.

"Laxadaisical" gets a couple of thousand Google hits, including a few exchanges in the Eggcorn Forum--but it doesn't appear in the Eggcorn Database itself.

--Charlie

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