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July 2011

malapropism examples

Brothers Malaprop

A malapropism is the “misuse of words ridiculously, especially by the confusion of words that are similar in sound.” Explanation & examples included in this article by Archie Bunker, Yogi Berra, Stan Laurel, & present-day, famous people. Hilarious!

Trip from China to Taiwan

China to Taiwan – a difficult trip

Ever heard the phrase, “You can’t get there from here?” Well, although it is possible, Google Maps (step 10) suggests that the trip from “China” to “Taiwan” is going to be pretty difficult. Try it yourself.  Visit maps.google.com and enter “Dongjing Dao, Fujian, China to Bali District, Taiwan” (without quotes) …