P.S. on (w)racked with guilt

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Jul 4 18:56:01 UTC 2013

(or should that be "wrapped with gilt"?)

On Jul 4, 2013, at 2:48 PM, Laurence Horn wrote:

> The eggcorn database has "wrapped" or "rapped" for "rapt", as in "in wrapped attention", but no instances of "rapt with guilt".  52 actual g-hits for this, some repeated.

If google's estimates are to be trusted (just this once), "racked with guilt" outhits "wracked with guilt" 4.32 million to 1.98 million.  Of course, as those in Tahrir Square have been stressing, minority rights must be respected.


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