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6th Dec '17 7:44:35 PM Malady
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* Combined with FreudianSlip in ''Film/BruceAlmighty''. Bruce has used his divine powers to enlarge his girlfriend Grace's breasts. When she confronts him about it, he says "Listen, I, uh, I have to go. But this has been the breast beck...breast...thank you."

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* Combined with FreudianSlip in ''Film/BruceAlmighty''. Bruce has used his divine powers to [[BreastExpansion enlarge his girlfriend Grace's breasts.breasts]]. When she confronts him about it, he says "Listen, I, uh, I have to go. But this has been the breast beck...breast...thank you."", when he was trying to say, "best breakfast".
6th Dec '17 10:24:34 AM DEIDATVM
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* Music/{{Metallica}} pranked their fans by naming their first live DVD ''Cunning Stunts'', with the expectation that people would goof it up. Before Metallica did it, The Cows and Caravan both had albums called ''Cunning Stunts''. It ''is'' kind of an old joke in general though.

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* Music/{{Metallica}} pranked their fans by naming their first live DVD ''Cunning Stunts'', with the expectation that people would goof it up. Before Metallica did it, The Cows Music/{{Cows}} and Caravan Music/{{Caravan}} both had albums called ''Cunning Stunts''. It ''is'' kind of an old joke in general though.
21st Nov '17 6:07:22 PM nombretomado
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Characters who speak entirely in these are likely to become [[VerbalTic Terbal Vicked]]. See also {{Malaproper}}. When you do this on a larger scale with whole words within a sentence, it often results in a RussianReversal. CockneyRhymingSlang is a similar technique.

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Characters who speak entirely in these are likely to become [[VerbalTic Terbal Vicked]]. See also {{Malaproper}}. When you do this on a larger scale with whole words within a sentence, it often results in a RussianReversal. CockneyRhymingSlang BritishEnglish/CockneyRhymingSlang is a similar technique.
21st Nov '17 1:33:12 PM ironballs16
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* The entire 10,840 word long joke "Lost in the Desert" is a set up for the phrase "[[spoiler: Better Nate Than Lever]]" to be said in a way that [[ItMakesSenseInContext makes sense in context]].

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* The entire [[{{Feghoot}} 10,840 word long joke joke]] "Lost in the Desert" is a set up for the phrase "[[spoiler: Better Nate Than Lever]]" to be said in a way that [[ItMakesSenseInContext makes sense in context]].
21st Nov '17 1:30:18 PM ironballs16
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--> Do you think I'm crazy enough to flip the words "Forty Bucks?"

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--> ---> Do you think I'm crazy enough to flip the words "Forty Bucks?"



--> I didn't have to flip ''that'' name.

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--> ---> I didn't have to flip ''that'' name.name.
** One notable instance had him ''unable'' to deliver on any when discussing "Shmenron".
---> How about those crumbers nunchers who were pedding all the shrapers? Those audacious auditors and accountants at Arthur Andersen.
18th Sep '17 10:08:55 AM bitemytail
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-->'''Bush''': Seems to me the last Diberal Lemocrat, [[WithACapitalT capital "D," capital "L,"]] we elected was also anti-Martini.

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-->'''Bush''': Seems to me the last Diberal Lemocrat, [[WithACapitalT capital "D," capital "L,"]] "L," we elected was also anti-Martini.
6th Sep '17 6:07:36 AM TwilightLord
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* ''Anime/SpaceDandy'' features an alien named [[JohnTravolta Tohn Jravolta]] who lives on the planet ''Film/{{Grease}}''.
29th Aug '17 4:49:37 AM jormis29
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* In ''Film/{{Ratatouille}}'', Linguini tries to say "[[CausticCritic Ego]] is coming and he's going to have a big appetite" in a pep talk to the staff, but it comes out as "Appetite is coming and he's going to have a big ego!"
* In the film adaptation of ''Literature/TheLastUnicorn'', Schmendrick's warning of "Be wary of wousing a wizard's wrath! Rousing!" gets expanded into "Be wary of wousing a rizard's wrath! Rousing a rizard's -- rou... be wary of - of making a magician angry!"

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* In ''Film/{{Ratatouille}}'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Ratatouille}}'', Linguini tries to say "[[CausticCritic Ego]] is coming and he's going to have a big appetite" in a pep talk to the staff, but it comes out as "Appetite is coming and he's going to have a big ego!"
* In the film adaptation of ''Literature/TheLastUnicorn'', ''WesternAnimation/TheLastUnicorn'', Schmendrick's warning of "Be wary of wousing a wizard's wrath! Rousing!" gets expanded into "Be wary of wousing a rizard's wrath! Rousing a rizard's -- rou... be wary of - of making a magician angry!"
29th Aug '17 4:46:25 AM jormis29
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* ''Viz'' sometimes spoonerises the names of its characters for the benefit of its front cover, to that readers can see that this issue features "Wockney Canker", "Boiled Spastard" and "Ferry Tuckwit".

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* ''Viz'' ''ComicBook/{{Viz}}'' sometimes spoonerises the names of its characters for the benefit of its front cover, to that readers can see that this issue features "Wockney Canker", "Boiled Spastard" and "Ferry Tuckwit".
10th Aug '17 1:41:53 PM Vir
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill'' episode "Junkie Business", when Hank hires a drug addict, the junkie picks up the ringing phone responding, "Strickland Propane: Taste the ''Heat'', not the ''Meat''." Hank quickly correct the slogan over the phone and desperately apologizes to the caller. Apparently the slogan is SeriousBusiness, or at least Hank treats it that way.

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill'' episode "Junkie Business", when Hank hires a drug addict, the junkie picks up the ringing phone responding, "Strickland Propane: Taste the ''Heat'', not the ''Meat''." Hank quickly correct the slogan over the phone and desperately apologizes to the caller. Apparently Apparently, the slogan is SeriousBusiness, or at least Hank treats it that way.


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* In one episode of ''WesternAnimation/Hero108'', a dazed Mighty Ray mixes up his CatchPhrase and it comes out as "I am Mighty Eyeballs! Fear my Ray!".
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