Re: Typo or pun of the year

Subject: Re: Typo or pun of the year
From: "Virginia L. Krenn" <asdxvlk -at- OKWAY -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU>
Date: Mon, 2 Dec 1996 09:23:34 -0800

Guy Haas <ghaas -at- netscape -dot- com> wrote:
>I wrote to Brother-in-Law #1 (and CC'd #2) thusly:
>>Please, please, please -- On your [web] page...
>>"it's" == "it is"
>>"its" == belonging to it
>Brother-in-Law #2 (the engineer) replied promply:
>>Such penned up rage.
>>I can barely spell, let alone tell the difference between a
>>contraction and a possessive pronoun.
>But is it a typo, a pun, or a typun?

...none of the above. It's a Mondegreen.


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