[Ads-l] reinverse for reimburse

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jan 11 17:27:29 UTC 2019

_apond_ for "upon" is a pretty good eggcorn in itself.

On Thu, Jan 10, 2019 at 7:19 AM Stephen Goranson <goranson at duke.edu> wrote:

> The eggcorn database https://eggcorns.lascribe.net/
> search timed out for me.
> Yesterday on some TV I passed I heard "she will have to reinverse me for
> the gas."
> Here's another instance (at a Chevrolet dealer page):
> "Had a issue with Def fluid caused by a bad injector in exhaust. Had to
> add 6 gal. On my trip to Florida when the truck only had 250 mi on it apond
> [sic] leaving home. They filled it up when serviced helping to reinverse me
> for my trouble s. Thanks"
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