[Ads-l] dump > dunk eggcorn?

Mark Mandel markamandel at GMAIL.COM
Sat Feb 20 16:56:17 EST 2021

Oh my! Growing up in NYC in the 50s and 60s, I always thought my
grandmother was just wrong when she insisted on saying, e.g., "Don't bunk
your head!"

Mark A. Mandel

On Sat, Feb 20, 2021, 7:24 AM Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>

> Cf. NYC "bunk one's head" for "bump...."
> JL

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