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  1. CPB
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    malapropisms

    Can anyone tell me a word for someone who uses malapropisms?

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    Re: malapropisms

    Malapropist.

  3. CPB
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    Re: malapropisms

    I should have specified. It is not "malapropist", "spoonerist", or "solecist", rather it is a word possibly beginning with an "e" or "i" with a completely different derivation.
    Last edited by CPB; 22-May-2005 at 07:25.

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    Re: malapropisms

    Infelicitous?

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    #5

    Re: malapropisms

    Here in America we refer to this person as "Mr. President."

  4. CPB
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    Re: malapropisms

    I think that's it. Thanks Dandelion. I think it's appropriate that Mr. Bush is always accompanied by the famous song "Hail to the Chef".

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    #7

    Re: malapropisms

    Quote Originally Posted by mykwyner
    Here in America we refer to this person as "Mr. President."


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    #8

    Re: malapropisms

    According to said President, the French don't have a word for Entrepreneur.


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    #9

    Re: malapropisms

    According to Snopes.com that one's an urban myth.

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    #10

    Re: malapropisms

    By God, you're right tdol, and I have the link to prove it..
    http://www.snopes.com/quotes/bush.htm

    Still, I wouldn't be surprised if it WAS true ;)

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