"mixmash" eggcorn?

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Mon Jan 26 19:59:57 UTC 2009

At 1/26/2009 02:28 PM, Benjamin Zimmer wrote:
>Influence from the Yinglish pronunciation might also reveal itself in the
>spelling _mixmosh_ -- though in that case we wouldn't want to discount
>influence from the slam-dancing sense of _mosh_, surely of more salience in
>contemporary musical contexts

And the "mix" of contemporary music contexts?


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