Subject: Misspokements


Amusing, unintended verbal gaffes, grammatical errors or misuse of words, phrases, pronunciation or vocabulary – often uttered by sports personalities – most notably ‘Yogi’ Berra.

U.S. history – that’s part of your whole American heresy.

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

And later on, it’s the Syracuse Orangemen against the Indiana Hoosiers from Hawaii.

I ain't gonna be no escape-goat.

professional basketball player

Willie Davis is not as young as he used to be.

(1924 – 2014) American baseball player & announcer

The only way that Miami will beat Florida St. is if they outscore them.

(1931 – 2012) American college football historian & television commentator

My brain beats faster.

(1971 – ) American actress

I don’t drink, I’m a totalitarian.

(1905 – 1974) radio comedian

The reforms we seek would bring greater competition, choice, savings and inefficiencies to our health care system.

(1961 – ) 44th U.S. president

If we're going to win the pennant, we've got to start thinking we're not as good as we think we are.

(1890 – 1975) American baseball manager

No fighter comes into the ring hoping to win – he goes in hoping to win.

English boxing champion

When your opponent is down… kick him.

Why does everybody stand up and sing ‘Take Me Out to the Ballgame’ when they’re already there?

professional baseball player

It is a catch he would have held 99 times out of one thousand.

cricket commentator

I had a great idea this morning, but I didn’t like it.

(1879 – 1974) film producer

The ancient Egyptian kings, the fairy-ohs.

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

If history is going to repeat itself I should think we can expect the same thing again.

English football player & manager

I’ll fight Lloyd Honeyghan for nothing if the price is right.

American professional boxer

The doctors X-rayed my head and found nothing.

professional baseball player

Tony Gwynn, the fat batter behind Finley, is waiting.

(1924 – 2014) American baseball player & announcer

The fans like to see Balde wear his "shirt on his sleeve."

Scottish football player

The principles that were principled were non-principled.

(1938 – 2010) Russian politician

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