Eggcorns? Malaprops?

Benjamin Zimmer bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Sun Jan 13 21:00:24 UTC 2008

On Jan 13, 2008 3:55 PM, JAMES A. LANDAU wrote:
> Some misuses of the English language, collected back when I worked
> at the Corps of Engineers (1982-84):
> A suit filed in Montgomery County, MD, stated:
>      Your plaintiff therefore demands judgment and execution against both
>      defendants, jointly and severely, in the amount of FIFTY THOUSAND
>      DOLLARS.

In the ECDB:

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