[Ads-l] "fun-infested"

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Wed May 16 13:06:07 EDT 2018

Earlier today I heard a cheery lady on TV say, "These are fun-infested

I was about to issue an alert, when I realized that she'd probably said
"fun and festive."

At lunchtime, on a whim, I googled "fun-infested."

More than 8,000 raw hits.

The most entertaining eggcorn of them all?


"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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