Eggcorn: Blindsighted

Chris Waigl chris at LASCRIBE.NET
Thu Sep 3 00:11:27 UTC 2009

On 3 Sep 2009, at 03:51, Doug Harris wrote:

> I encountered today, in the wild, an eggcorn that is not in the
> database yet shows 69k google hits:
> "Unfortunatly you are blindsighted becuase you never has inspections."
> Aside from the terrible spelling -- possibly caused by the writer's
> being slightly (and temporarily) sightily impaired due to an
> infection -- the word "blindsighted" appears to be a true eggcorn in
> that it convenes a logical meaning via an unintended spelling error.
> dh

[Sorry, I sent this to Doug directly in error at first.]

This one is on my high-priority list. It has appeared in the forums on
many occasions:

Chris Waigl

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