Episode 32: Chris Waigl of The Eggcorn Database

This week on the show Chris Waigl joins us to discuss more about eggcorns (see also episode 30) and her work putting together The Eggcorn Database, a great resource for finding examples of this type of error. Chris also tells us about her background in science and language, and we talk generally about attitudes toward making mistakes in language.

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Links:
The Eggcorn Database
Our previous discussion of eggcorns, with Geoffrey Pullum
The grammar comic strips

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