eggcorn versus malaprop

sagehen sagehen at WESTELCOM.COM
Thu Feb 2 00:19:20 UTC 2006

barry writes:
>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,
> 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."
Needless, perhaps, to say, "Don't put all your eggcorns in one basket."

W stands for >:<  War ____Waste___Wiretaps____Witchhunts  >:<

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