[Ads-l] unpresidented

Chris Waigl chris at LASCRIBE.NET
Sun Dec 18 20:11:59 EST 2016


Except I'm not sure it's an eggcorn. He clearly didn't mean that what the
Chinese did was unworthy of a president. It looks a little like a Freudian
slip to me, except those are supposed to not exist: he wanted to type
"unprecedented", flubbed the spelling, and has his presidency on his mind.

Chris

On Sun, Dec 18, 2016 at 2:37 PM, Barretts Mail <mail.barretts at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Not in the eggcorn database.
>
> https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/dec/17/donald-
> trump-china-unpresidented-act-us-navy-drone <https://www.theguardian.com/
> us-news/2016/dec/17/donald-trump-china-unpresidented-act-us-navy-drone>
>
> Benjamin Barrett
> Formerly of Seattle, WA
>
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