Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Fri Dec 31 21:23:20 UTC 2004

On Dec 31, 2004, at 1:06 PM, Larry Horn wrote:

> At 3:58 PM -0500 12/31/04, Wilson Gray wrote:
>> From Harry's Blues Lyrics OnLine, Home Page
>> We shot _passed_ 3,000 lyrics!!!
> Yes, this one is endemic, as is its mirror-image ("past" for "passed").

indeed.  and it's hard to tell whether these are eggcornic or just
spelling errors.  the semantics is close, and they were originally the
same word.  see MWDEU on "passed, past".


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