Please tell me this is a error in writing.

Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Wed May 31 18:09:22 UTC 2006

On May 31, 2006, at 10:47 AM, Brenda Lester wrote:

> I got 437 GOOGLE hits for "penicure," George.
> George Thompson <george.thompson at NYU.EDU> wrote:
>   I saw a sign yesterday in front of a nail salon on Bleecker street
> offering "manicures and penicures".

i got ca. 53 raw webhits, which reduced to 18 when dupes were
removed.  most of them seem to involve penises in some way or
another, but there are a few that look like substitutes for
"pedicure", especially in juxtaposition to "manicure", but a few
times on its own, as in this from a Mary Kay Cosmetics site:

Win this Penicure Set ($38) by just visiting my website and sending
me an email. Drawings will be on end of each month. Offer expires
June 30, 2006. ... ViewCoupon?oid=oid%


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