Eggcorn



[eg-kawrn] /ˈɛgˌkɔrn/

1.
a word or phrase that is a seemingly logical alteration of another word or phrase that sounds similar and has been misheard or misinterpreted, as ‘old wise tale’ for ‘old wives’ tale’.

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