This AQFL list message quotes the proverb that "[e]ven a blind squirrel will find an eggcorn once in a while."
In this chat log, Erica deals in a mature way with the embarrassment that results when Lindsay discovers her secret:
Lindsay: Shut UP!
Aj Loves Mindy
Erica: Someone hit her w/ an eggcorn??? wimp
Lindsay: eggcorn?? You mean acorn!
Erica: no, eggcorn
Lindsay: what the @#$*?!
Erica: EGGCORN @#$*?!
Lindsay: You are crazy
Lindsay: SHUT UP!!!!!! You're a Freak
Erica: EGGCORN!!!! I get knocked "Eggcorn" but I get up again eggcorn you ain't never gonna keep my eggcorn
Lindsay: Dashing through the snow....
Erica: On a one horse open Eggcorn!
Lindsay: Shut up!
Finally, Thomas Irven art gallery has an actual cherry wood meta-eggcorn in the form of a lathe-turned box that "simulates a transition from an acorn to an egg."Posted by Mark Liberman at January 7, 2004 10:41 AM