Give me some leadway!

Beverly Flanigan flanigan at OHIO.EDU
Sun May 21 16:21:51 UTC 2006

Perhaps this isn't an eggcorn, but I often hear (and admittedly use) "no
rest for the wicked" for "no rest for the weary."  I'm not a googler, but
are both common?  And which was the original, if that can be determined?

At 01:45 PM 5/20/2006, you wrote:
>On Mar 17, 2006, at 1:11 PM, Mark Peters wrote:
>>A friend mentioned that she heard someone say "leadway" instead of
>>"leeway," and sure enough...
>now entered in the eggcorn database:
>The American Dialect Society -

The American Dialect Society -

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