New Internet Malaprop

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  1. teletimetx

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    And in just one instance, civilization lurches forward in one fail swoop.
     
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    You're a real champ at these!
     
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    My pedantic little brain is about to explode!

    I need to wrap my skull. Please pass the duck tape.
     
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    We need to flush this out.
     
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    Let me axe you a question...
     
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    [my friend's favourite gag...to see if you're paying attention]

    "I did a total 380 on that idea"
     
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    “Like a bowl in a china shop.”

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    I think you all are honing in on the truth.
    As for us, we'll burn that bridge when we get to it.
     
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    Lawdawg Friend of Leo's

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    Being the pendant that I am, I always want to correct this common mistake, but in all fairness chomping and champing have basically identical meanings when used in this phrase.
     
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    I had a case of dermatitis while at my Aunt's house and she asked me if it had spread to my gentiles. I told her that none of my non-Jewish friends have this. She had a puzzled look on her face.

    A friend says, " that is another road to hoe."
     
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    3fngrs Friend of Leo's

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    I have, on occasion, used the "burn that bridge" malaprop intentionally. It's my twisted way of saying "this is how I'm doing it and I'll deal with the consequences later."

    The problem one deals with when intentionally using malapropisms to convey a sense of sarcasm or irony is that an awful lot of people don't get sarcasm or irony. I'm often amazed at the number of people who don't even understand the concept of irony, let have the ability to detect it in conversation.
     
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    I had a friend who said that not understanding the stupidity of it.
     
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    I say "burn that bridge when I come to it" as well for the same reason.

    I had a boss that used to say "Tell me what you think of this ideal."
     
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    Oh, so you think your taking the superior roll in those conversations, do you?
     
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    Or~ foul swoop~
     
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    I didn't get that one until I said it out loud.
     
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    teletimetx Doctor of Teleocity

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    As my ex-wife (who had a vicious grip on the butt of the obvious) (May the winds of banality and monotony forever fluff her sails) used to say, “I’m a tactful learner”.
     
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    Bare with me, folks!
     
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