[Ads-l] “Blind-sighted”

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Fri Oct 8 18:25:51 UTC 2021

blindsided >> blindsighted
was mentioned a few times in the Eggcorn forum.
But it does not seem to be listed in the Eggcorn Database.

Here are two threads from 2006 and 2007 respectively:

Prof. Paul Brians has an entry for "blindsighted" on his website of
"Common Errors in English Usage":


On Fri, Oct 8, 2021 at 1:54 PM Andy Bach <afbach at gmail.com> wrote:
> New to me though it seems to have been in use as a “pun” before. Op-ed from
> S. E. Cupp of the Tribune Content agency “Couric is a Cautionary Tale”
> Why, for example, would she needlessly bash Deborah Norville, whom Couric
> replaced at the “Today” show?
> Norville, herself blind-sighted by the digs, told another newspaper, “I’m
> really too stunned and, frankly, hurt to comment.”
> --
> Andy Bach
> Afbach at gmail.com
> Not at my desk
> ------------------------------------------------------------
> The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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