[Ads-l] _clamored_ > _clambered_

Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at GMAIL.COM
Tue Nov 15 15:46:06 EST 2016


"Clamor" -> "clamber" -- and the reverse eggcorn, "clamber" -> "clamor" --
have come up over the years on Language Log and the Eggcorn Forum, but we
haven't gotten around to entering them in the ECDB.

http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=1033#comment-20767
http://eggcorns.lascribe.net/forum/viewtopic.php?id=1844
http://eggcorns.lascribe.net/forum/viewtopic.php?id=4431


On Tue, Nov 15, 2016 at 1:55 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

> "Many of us have clambered for the public release of those raw data."
>
> http://www.alternet.org/something-stinks-when-exit-
> polls-and-official-counts-dont-match
>
> From a transcription of an interview, so there's no way to be sure of the
> source of the error. My WAG is that it was the transcriber.
>
>
>

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