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Malapropism Mayhem: Archie Bunker’s Chaotic Communications

Archie Bunker, the cranky patriarch in the 1970’s sitcom, “All in the Family” was well-known for mangling the English language. He was particularly skilled at malapropisms (misusing words that are similar in sound). We recently posted All in Good Fun: … Continue reading

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All in Good Fun: Archie Bunker’s Hilarious Malapropisms

Several months ago I was writing a blog post about malapropisms and came across a gold mine (a gold mind?) of speech slip ups attributed to Archie Bunker, the bigoted patriarch in the ground-breaking sit com, “All in the Family” … Continue reading

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Malapropisms: Let’s Have Fun Whether You Like it or Not!

Let’s get the nitty gritty out of the way. What is a malapropism? The dictionary tells us: Malapropism noun-[MAL-uh-prop-iz-uhm]-The act of misusing words ridiculously,  especially by the confusion of words that are similar in sound. A few fine examples: “Mother … Continue reading

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All in the Family: The Jokes on You!

Most people will soon be spending at least a bit of quality time with their families. A quick look around found that, though mothers-in-law bore the brunt of most jokes, no member of the family was immune. Here’s a few … Continue reading

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