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    Default By accident

    Which is the correct phrase "on accident" or "by accident"?

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    Default Re: By accident

    "by accident" is correct.

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    Default Re: By accident

    just go to the source:
    http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=%22on+accident%22 - 195,000 results
    http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&l...by+accident%22 - 2,020,000 results

    there you have it, conclusive proof that 'by accident' is the correct choice ;)

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