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#209641 - 02/19/13 06:48 PM Malapropism  
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My most memorable malapropism was the time I told my father that our erractically running car was erotic. As a teenage boy at the time there was plenty of things that I found erotic, but the car was certainly not one of them.

#209649 - 02/20/13 01:05 AM Re: Malapropism [Re: gregeliot]  
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We keep an eye on the house of some neighbors when they are away, and we have a key and the little remote device ("fob") for their alarm--in case of some emergency. For some reason, the owner has some trouble with the word for that little device. On his way home from another state, he called us in a panic. "What am I gonna do? I left my throb in a rest stop 150 miles ago." Once we determined that he had not forgotten his wife back there, but rather his alarm clicker, I found the spare and calm ensued.

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#209664 - 02/20/13 04:43 PM Re: Malapropism [Re: bassorbase]  
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Welcome to you.


----please, draw me a sheep----
#211046 - 05/20/13 10:00 PM Re: Malapropism [Re: gregeliot]  
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I had to go to a specialist for a biopsy. A friend kindly rings to "wish me luck for my autopsy."
I responded "I think my luck would have run out..."

#211051 - 05/20/13 10:30 PM Re: Malapropism [Re: teepee]  
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A reply to that one needs to come from Olly, a member
here from Kiwi-land.


----please, draw me a sheep----

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