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Old 28th February 2021, 01:55 PM   #75
Carlotta
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Originally Posted by arthwollipot View Post
Here's a fun one I learned the other day. When you say "gosh" instead of "God", or "frick", or "heck" or "jeepers" to avoid a profanity, it is known as a minced oath.
This link led me to the word eggcorn, examples of which can be seen in the misused idioms thread.
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