Thursday, 13 July 2006

Malapropisms

Not wanting to cast nasturtiums, but some of you peeps really need to tow the line with your spelling and grandma. It doesn't auger well. However, I can send you to a place that can help.

The Eggcorns Database has a full list of malapropisms -- in lame man's terms 'eggcorns' -- that can help you avoid those embarrassing trite and true verbal slips. Alimentary errors. You could really go at it hammer and thongs if you wanted to.

Good luck.

LINK: Glossary of malapropisms - Eggcorns Database

TAGS: Humour, Nonsense

3 comments:

  1. Good point, Peter. Just look at the apostrophes in the first sentence of that post about the latest Free Radical!!

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  2. Jonathan Barrett13 Jul 2006, 21:57:00

    PS I'm not 'anonymous' - I'm Jonathan Barrett.

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  3. Oh dear. Oh dear, oh dear. :-/

    Wanted, an enthusiastic sub-editor ...

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