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ERIC Number: EJ214473
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Sep
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Classical Malapropisms.
Zwicky, Arnold M.
Language Sciences, v1 n2 p339-48 Sep 1979
Examines 158 examples of malapropisms and determines three possible sources of this type of error: (1) childhood errors that were never corrected, (2) other kinds of imperfect learning, and (3) breakdown in the storage and retrieval system of the mental lexicon. (AM)
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Language: English
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