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Ever heard someone misuse a word and you wanted to die laughing but had to keep a straight face?

A friend of mine said she almost "had a cornea" instead of a coronary.

I heard a lady one say she was "tetrified" instead of petrified. This same lady makes marimara sauce instead of marinara.

My husband says nesh instead of mesh.

I want to DIE laughing but have to hold it in not to hurt feelings.....

Ever been in that situation?


Asked by Anonymous at 12:45 AM on May. 12, 2011 in Just for Fun

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Answers (13)
  • I knew a woman who would always say she had "tenderitis" in her elbow.

    Answer by bishopblack at 12:54 AM on May. 12, 2011

  • I knew a girl that would always say "I've did that before". It drove me crazy.

    Answer by June_Mama09 at 12:54 AM on May. 12, 2011

  • I had a friend who would always say 'They borrowed me' when she meant 'They loaned me'...o.O

    Answer by BetcCarter at 11:03 AM on May. 12, 2011

  • LOL...not yet but those are AWESOME examples...hella funny lol

    Answer by Lucky209 at 12:46 AM on May. 12, 2011

  • yes

    Answer by admckenzie at 12:47 AM on May. 12, 2011

  • Floated! That's a good one!! :D

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 12:48 AM on May. 12, 2011

  • My high school sweetheart couldn't say moisturizer. It always came out moistenizer.

    Answer by musicpisces at 12:55 AM on May. 12, 2011

  • One of my aunts would always say uncle had a hemorrhoid when he had a hernia. She also said she suffered from "mind drains" which is actually an accurate description of migraines. I think those count as malapropisms, though.

    DH says "symblem" when he means symbol or emblem, but that's really a portmanteau rather than a misuse.

    I'm sure there are others but I cannot think of any at the moment, other than the time I was frazzled during a move and insisted to DH that I was running around like a head with my chicken cut off...

    Answer by AmourSpork at 12:59 AM on May. 12, 2011

  • O yes...

    Answer by Unique11 at 1:07 AM on May. 12, 2011

  • lol actually my problem is I often don't hear someone correctly. and I think they say something other than what they really did.

    Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 1:31 AM on May. 12, 2011