deep-seeded desire

Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Fri Feb 3 18:15:07 UTC 2006

On Feb 3, 2006, at 3:21 AM, RonButters at AOL.COM wrote:

> "During that meeting, Republicans defeated a proposal to force a
> broader
> slate of elections. At first blush, that vote appeared to be a
> boost for Blunt,
> because if successful, it would have signaled a deep-seeded desire
> to oust the
> current roster of leaders--Blunt included."
> "Candidates push for GOP leadership: DeLay successor to be picked
> by secret
> vote," by Deirdre Shesgreen, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reprinted in
> the Durham,
> NC, Herald-Sun, 2-2-06, pA5.

this was an early entry in the eggcorn database:

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