eggcorn versus malaprop

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Wed Feb 1 23:29:47 UTC 2006

Angie and I are renovating our kitchen and bathroom before inviting wedding
guests over. The management company requires a $2,500 deposit, then a $400
fee,  and then there are the costs for a new toilet, bathroom sink, refrigerator,
 dishwasher, stove, kitchen cabinets... I said that I'm glad we'll soon be
over  with all this. She said:
"Don't count your eggs before they're hatched."

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