[Ads-l] Misnderstanding "Don Quijote"

Cohen, Gerald Leonard gcohen at MST.EDU
Sun Nov 18 13:07:10 EST 2018


Yesterday a mother told me that when her son (now in his 50's)

was of high school age he thought "Don Quijote" was spelled "Donkey

Ote."

I'm collecting examples of children's speech errors, but this one

probably falls a bit outside the age limit.


Gerald Cohen

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