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16th Nov '17 3:43:20 PM marymichael
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** Will Ferrell's George Dubya Bush.
--> '''Jim Lehrer:''' Governor Bush, the next question is for you. Two weeks ago, at a meeting of the Economic Club in Detroit, you said the following: "More seldom than not, the movies gives us exquisite sex and wholesome violence, that underscores our values. Every two child did. I will." What did you mean by that?\\
'''Bush:''' *clears throat* Pass.
15th Nov '17 3:24:57 PM AgProv
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* In ''Series/DieLieweHeksie'', Lavinia the witch has difficulty with long words and peoples' names. Her sophisticated friend Karel Kat has to gently correct her about his ''helicopter'', for instance, not a ''mielecopter'' as she describes it.
3rd Nov '17 6:23:03 PM elle1072
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** From season 1 episode "Wheels", Kurt excitedly tells his dad he was able to hit a high note in the solo he's auditioning for.
-->'''Burt''': Congratulations on hitting the kool-aid or High C or whatever...
-->'''Kurt''': High F.
-->'''Burt''': Whatever.
8th Oct '17 5:47:21 AM jormis29
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** Red Hot Ryder, the dimbulb from ''Buckaroo Bugs'', doesn't so much deliver a malapropism as it is a non-sequitur:

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** Red Hot Ryder, the dimbulb from ''Buckaroo Bugs'', ''WesternAnimation/BuckarooBugs'', doesn't so much deliver a malapropism as it is a non-sequitur:
8th Sep '17 7:02:39 AM Sinister_Sandwich
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* Inspector Grim from ''Series/TheThinBlueLine''. He once described a suspect as being "as slippery as an owl".

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* Inspector Grim from ''Series/TheThinBlueLine''. He once described a suspect as being "as slippery as an owl". He also threatened to lock someone up and "throw away the door."
5th Sep '17 5:12:34 AM Ccook1956
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** Possibly "Eight Days a Week", although Paul variously attributed the title to Ringo and to a chauffeur. Either way, it's an example of this trope.

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** Possibly "Eight Days a Week", although Paul variously attributed the title to Ringo and to a chauffeur. Either way, it's an example of this trope. Sirius XM radio's Beatles Channel even uses "24/8" as a display on subscribers' radios.
24th Aug '17 8:07:42 AM ConnorJohn
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* The lead character on ''Series/AccordingToJim'' is sometimes prone to this.
-->'''Jim:''' ''[About his daughter's bad behaviour]'' I'm gonna go nip it in the butt!
-->'''Dana:''' It's ''bud.'' It's a gardening reference.
-->'''Jim:''' Ah, famous sayings are always my [[AchillesHeel Achilles tendon.]]
8th Aug '17 7:41:58 AM Troperinik
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Kaeloo}}'': Stumpy, [[CrapsaccharineWorld Smileyland]]'s resident [[TheDitz idiot]], does this quite frequently. For example, in an episode where he goes to a library, he constantly calls it a "liblerary".
7th Aug '17 12:57:47 AM Generations91
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Compare and contrast with DelusionsOfEloquence, BluntMetaphorsTrauma, and MyHovercraftIsFullOfEels. Compare and contrast also with the {{Spoonerism}}, where the first letter or syllable is transposed for comedy effect. If the speaker uses the apparently correct words instead but gets hopelessly lost in their train of thought, that's {{Metaphorgotten}}. If using the wrong word is the result of mishearing the correct word, that's a {{Mondegreen}}.

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Compare and contrast with DelusionsOfEloquence, BluntMetaphorsTrauma, and MyHovercraftIsFullOfEels. Compare and contrast also with the {{Spoonerism}}, where the first letter or syllable is transposed for comedy effect. If the speaker uses the apparently correct words instead but gets hopelessly lost in their train of thought, that's {{Metaphorgotten}}. If using the wrong word is the result of mishearing the correct word, that's a {{Mondegreen}}.
{{Mondegreen}}. RougeAnglesOfSatin is this trope in written form.
12th Jul '17 8:30:28 PM karstovich2
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* The Grand Master Malaproper of all time is baseball legend [[http://www.rinkworks.com/said/yogiberra.shtml Yogi Berra]]:

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* The Grand Master Malaproper of all time is baseball UsefulNotes/{{baseball}} legend [[http://www.rinkworks.com/said/yogiberra.shtml Yogi Berra]]:



** Much of what has been attributed to him is probably apocryphal. In his own words: "I really didn't say everything I said."

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** Much of what has been attributed to him is probably apocryphal. In his own words: "I "[[BeamMeUpScotty I really didn't say everything I said.said]]."
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