Re: Typo or pun of the year

Subject: Re: Typo or pun of the year
From: Linda Castellani <castle -at- CRL -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 2 Dec 1996 12:26:37 -0800

On Mon, 2 Dec 1996, Virginia L. Krenn wrote:

> 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.

It's not a Mondegreen. Mondegreens are misheard song lyrics...


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