[Ads-l] Eggcorn, kind of: _mother load_ "heavy burden"

Joel Berson berson at ATT.NET
Sat Jul 16 11:30:14 EDT 2016


It would have been transparent if she'd included "laundry".

Joel

      From: Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM>
 To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU 
 Sent: Saturday, July 16, 2016 1:02 AM
 Subject: [ADS-L] Eggcorn, kind of: _mother load_ "heavy burden"
   
Callahan Leatherpress
callahanleatherpress.com/pages/about-us
Looking back, it's been a _mother load_ of sweat, tears, dollar signs, and
more fails than you can shake a monkey wrench at...
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-Wilson
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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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