Malapropism noun-[MAL-uh-prop-iz-uhm]-The act of misusing words ridiculously, especially by the confusion of words that are similar in sound. Mother no’s best. If you come to a fork in the road, take it. We made too may wrong mistakes. We have deep depths. You can observe a lot by watching.
And our friends posted these zingers:
- Men with the grey hair just at the temples is so extinguished looking!
- It’s getting hard for my brain to detain all of this information…
- We made way too many wrong mistakes!
- “The police are not here to create disorder, they’re here to preserve disorder.” Richard Daley, former Chicago mayor
Did you know that the term ‘malapropism’ came from a 1775 Richard Brinsley Sheridan play, “The Rivals”? This play had a comical character called Mrs Malaprop who frequently misspoke. It is assumed that Sheridan created her name from the word malapropos (inappropriate). Got all that?