"Wreck & ruin"

Bill Palmer w_a_palmer at BELLSOUTH.NET
Thu Jan 29 01:47:34 UTC 2009

Chapel Hill News 1/29/09, referring to a historic hotel in Hillsborough NC,
quoting a local citizen, "....a building with so much history should not be
allowed to fall into wreck and ruin"

Eggcorn, or (possibly) inadvertent reversion to the saying's original form?

Bill Palmer

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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