Eggcorn of the Day

pre-madonna

Apparently often used with genuine naivety by people who think the term references Madonna-wannabes, but also can be used with deliberation as a pune, or play on words.

From this comment to this post.

(via a friend on FB who notes what a mystery it is that he never goes to the nearest gaming club with quality contributors like this there.)



Categories: gender & feminism, language

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4 replies

  1. The multifarious meanings of that egg-corn are delightful.

  2. Could also be an exceptionally tender spot on your foot.

  3. What Joan D’Arc’s life was life before her vision?

  4. Words fail …

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