Saturday, June 02, 2007

slip of the tongue

Because my brain still isn't capable of coming up with anything coherent or remotely sustained, I give you my most recent malapropism. My gift for malapropisms is Sugar D's number one reason for staying with me...

The other day I talked about possible ramificussions. I think I may use that one again.

Almost as good as on our wedding day, when we were taking a few minutes to ourselves right after the ceremony, the ceremony where I tried to jam Sugar D's ring on his right hand instead of his left, and then he couldn't get it off. We were about to get our pictures taken but I really wanted his ring to be on the correct hand and we didn't know how he'd get the damn thing off his overgrown right hand. Anyways, I said, "We've got to get our fingers taken."

12 comments:

slouching mom said...

Heh. Ramificussions. I might use that -- intentionally.

Mouse said...

Trillian used to keep a list of my slips--generally twists on cliches or odd uses of prepositions. Our favorite remains, "You can't beat that with a dead horse." We use it on purpose now.

Aliki2006 said...

I like ramificussions, too--it has a neat ring to it (no pun intended re: your other slip).

Suz said...

I don't have slips as much as my own way of talking, my own speech: creamage for ice cream, sammich for sandwich, shoe-es for shoes. Everyone probably has their own version of this, but I think that ramificussion just might have to find its way into the lexicon.

Mad Hatter said...

Ya, I'm our domestic queen of the malapropism. Thing is, I'm too tired right now to remember any. "Ramificussions" is a good one.

Julie Pippert said...

That is a GREAT one!

Hey caught up on your blog, saw your update. Lots of good wishes for you. Lots.

Bon said...

you funny.

another person stealing "ramificussions." you should probably copyright it. ;)

Christine said...

So how'd you get the ring of in time to take the fingers?

hehe

Kyla said...

Ramificussions is a perfect hybrid.

ewe are here said...

great word, ramificussions... ;-)

NotSoSage said...

Ramificussions. Heh.

Joe is a collector of odd sayings, pronunciations and malapropisms. I often worry that Mme L will start using them. Our own little family lexicon.

Oh, The Joys said...

I think you could make "ramificussions" happen. Really. It's a good one.