Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Wed Feb 8 17:19:57 UTC 2006

On Feb 8, 2006, at 8:34 AM, Larry Horn wrote:

> via Wilson:
>>  >From SlashDot:
>> "For all intensive purposes, I could care less."
> Yes, a classic eggcorn.  I just read an application to a doctoral
> program from a native speaker who referred to being abroad and
> meeting "a fellow ex-patriot".

also in the eggcorn database:

The American Dialect Society -

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