eggcorn - definition and synonyms

noun
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a word or phrase that is misheard leading to a different word or spelling being substituted for the correct one; for example, 'tow the line' instead of 'toe the line'

    Apparently I hear Doctor Who has a budget, long behold [=lo and behold] those tigers, wolves and panthers took up the budget instead of people.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 27/10/2014