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.

… on hollowed ground

Worst case Ontario.

We drove around and looked at some apartments, and then we looked at some condoms.

The upper part, waddya call, the mezzarine.

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

Utrilities

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

I am his awfully-wedded wife.

(1905 – 1974) radio comedian

He’s got some grand strategy that he can’t revulge.

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

The Bunkers is going down to Florida as pre-deranged.

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

I'm on a wrong-way street!

… ifso fatso

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

I guess you could say I'm an internal optometrist.

This is unparalyzed in the state's history.

Texas politician

Good to be back on the old terracotta.

Rome wasn’t born in a day.

professional baseball player

I wasn’t under the impersonation you meant me.

(1905 – 1974) radio comedian

Spanish PR’s from the Caraboon.

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

We have that Indian scene; we can get the Indians from the reservoir.

(1879 – 1974) film producer

You want people to think you live in a pig's eye?

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

Irene Lorenzo, queen of the Women’s Lubrication Movement.

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

Texas has a lot of electrical votes.

(1925 – 2015) baseball player, coach & manager

He’s shown a lack of inconsistency.

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