[Ads-l] Another "chalk full" sighting

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Sep 16 02:47:46 UTC 2021

I just came across a claim on Quora that the Puritans’ ships were “chalk full of alcohol” (see the Eggcorn Database entry at https://eggcorns.lascribe.net/english/945/chalked/). Hopefully they also brought some cans of that Chalk Full O’ Gnats heavenly coffee on board too to help them sober up.  


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