[Ads-l] popular eggcorn for poplar

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat Mar 28 02:58:31 UTC 2015

On Fri, Mar 27, 2015 at 9:48 PM, W Brewer <brewerwa at gmail.com> wrote:

> a case of hypercorrection of a perceived colloquialism to the common
> standard


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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