Category Archives: Malapropism

Gin and Frolic

 Image by my favourite food blogger Drizzle & Dip Malapropism (noun) The mistaken use of a word in place of a similar sounding one, often with an amusing effect. Another one from my Grandma. Maybe this was the voice of experience speaking, after one too many? If you have any of these stored up, let me […]

Posted in: Malapropism

Tagged:

Violent creams

Image ©Lucy Stendall Photography Malapropism (noun) The mistaken use of a word in place of a similar sounding one, often with an amusing effect. This is what my Grandma called violet creams. And also what the lady in the chocolate shop calls them too, as it turns out. These ones are from Belgium and are […]

Posted in: Malapropism

Tagged:

Suggestives

Image © Lucy Stendall Photography Ltd Malapropism (noun): The mistaken use of a word in place of a similar sounding one, often with an amusing effect. This one comes from my friend’s Grandma. Calling Digestives, Suggestives has to be one of my favourites ever, surely? I’m collecting malapropisms, hopefully to build up a nice little series […]

Posted in: Malapropism

Tagged:

Find

Follow