Subject: Malaprops

Malaprops:

The mistaken use of a word or words in place of a similar-sounding one – as in, television character Archie Bunker’s utterance of "birth patrol pills.” Here are some we’ve come across.

Wild whores could not drag me away.

What is all this talk about the Supreme Court decision on a deaf penalty?

(1946 – 1989) comedian & actress

It’s a point or setter plant.

television character, All In the Family (Carroll O’Connor)

He looked very thin and emancipated.

In her elastic stockings, next to her very close veins.

television character, All In the Family (Carroll O’Connor)

Up there in his ivory shower.

television character, All In the Family (Carroll O’Connor)

Everybody had some antidotes to tell.

Weekly filibooster

television character, All In the Family (Carroll O’Connor)

That's a hog of a different color.

We wanted to help the indiguous people of the country.

II want to go home and smuggle with my wife.

Feed a cold, starve for pizza. Starve a pizza, eat cold feet.

(1971 – ) American actress

We seem to have unleased a hornet's nest.

Whoever sent ‘em wants to remain unanimous.

television character, All In the Family (Carroll O’Connor)

Mother Superiority

television character, All In the Family (Carroll O’Connor)

It ain’t exactly the Pope Diamond.

television character, All In the Family (Carroll O’Connor)

Yeah, and I'm the simpleton? Tricking them was as easy as 1-2-C.

(1971 – ) American actress

That there is an invason of my privates.

television character, All In the Family (Carroll O’Connor)

The police surrounded the building and threw an accordion around the block.

Grab the bull by the corns.

television character, All In the Family (Carroll O’Connor)

As our President said in his renegurial address.

television character, All In the Family (Carroll O’Connor)
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