"Make due": eggcorn?

Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Mon May 21 19:10:32 UTC 2007

On May 21, 2007, at 11:25 AM, sagehen wrote:

> I'm pretty sure this has come up before, but my temperamental browser
> discourages me from going to the archives.
> It might only be an artefact of the process of getting from the
> thought to
> the published book, but this phrase (living in Manhattan: the
> near-impossibility of being able) "to make due on $10,000 a
> year"occurs.
> (Michael Yates: /Cheap Motels & a Hot Plate/.)

in the ecdb, from two years ago, entered by me:


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