Nothing is funnier to me than when a speaker gets a twisted tongue or a writer has a slip of the pen. Not that I enjoy laughing at other’s mistakes, it’s just that . . . well, I guess I do. Different celebrities have entertained us with their misspeak, but today I have gathered some from little known sources.
The list of needed items for the women’s shelter included “caned food” and “clean supplies.”
A woman, caught in a “blond” moment, said, “I’m as ignorant as bliss.”
“There is no prostitution in China. However, we have some women who make love for money.” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson.
“Happy Easter! We Sell Handguns” – Sign in front of a store in Racine Wisconsin.
From a church bulletin: “Visit our Christian bookstore, where Jesus is King and carries every translation of the Holy Bible.”
Sports personalities seem to have a propensity for malaprops. Ron Pickering, sports announcer for the BBC: “He’s going up and down like a metronome.”
Wes Westrum, manager for the New York Mets in the Sixties, about a close game: “Well, that was a cliff-dweller.”
Have a great week. As Porky Pig would say, “Th-th-th-that’s all, folks.”