[Ads-l] popular eggcorn for poplar

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Thu Mar 26 08:14:26 UTC 2015

On Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 2:46 AM, Benjamin Barrett <gogaku at ix.netcom.com>

> I have heard two people recently pronounce "poplar" as "popular."
> Nothing too surprising, but it's not in the Eggcorn database.

Unfamiliar with Popular Bluff, Missouri, I take it.

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