Date: Sun, 8 Oct 1995 15:07:06 -0400 From: Merri Lisa Johnson Subject: Re: Mondegreens One of my students wrote this phrase in an essay: "a once and a lifetime chance." That's the kind of chance that I want to happen upon. Merri Lisa Ohio University On Fri, 6 Oct 1995, Stephanie Hysmith wrote: > Ohio University Electronic Communication > > > Date: 06-Oct-1995 02:07am EST > > To: Remote Addressee ( _mx%"ads-l[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]" ) > > From: Stephanie Hysmith Dept: English > HYSMITH Tel No: 614-593-2743 > > Subject: Mondegreens > > > I just discovered Pullet Surprise in Fromkin and Rodman and so was pleased to > recognize the term in the recent discussion and delighted to learn about the > demise of Lady Mondegreen. It reminded me of a medical journal article that > listed some of the self-diagnosed illnesses of emergency room patients. > Very-close veins > roaches of the liver > sick-as-hell anemia > are all I can recall. I have a new one from my neighbor, though. He was > telling me about someone suffering from oldtimer's disease. Makes sense to me! > > Stephanie Hysmith > Ohio University > > > > > Received: 06-Oct-1995 02:26am >