Famous malapropisms and gaffes

Discussion in 'Politics & Religion' started by dgabriel, Feb 25, 2003.

  1. Magic Johnson:
    "I have attained the AID's virus"
    "I accomodated too many women"

    Elaine Dannheiser:
    "I don't beleive in unanimous sex"

    Yogi Berra:
    When you get to the fork in the road, take it"

    George H. Bush
    "Rarely is the question asked: is our children learning?"
     
  2. "There's no such thing as a tough child -- if you parboil them first for seven hours, they always come out tender."

    W.C. Fields

    "At one point we decided to fight fire with fire... Well...basically... your house burned even faster."

    Former Fireman

    "I think there is a world market for maybe five computers."

    Thomas Watson, chairman of IBM, 1943
     
  3. If there is anything the nonconformist hates worse than a conformist it's another nonconformist who doesn't conform to the prevailing standards of nonconformity.

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    If you don't find it in the Index, look very carefully through the entire catalogue.

    "Consumer's Guide", Sears, Roebuck and Co. (1897)