Eggcorn: "point fun at"

Charles C Doyle cdoyle at UGA.EDU
Tue Feb 12 15:26:29 UTC 2013

A folklore student of mine mentioned (in writing) "jokes pointing fun at someone . . . ."

I find 109,000 raw Google hits for the participial form "pointing fun at."  (The form "point fun at" gets too many false positives.)


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