10/12/2022 “More Malaprops”   Leave a comment

MALAPROPS: A variety of verbal miscues from Grade

School, High School and College Examinations.

  • Johan Sebastian Bach wrote a great many musical compositions and had a large number of children. In between he practiced on the old spinster which he kept up in the attic.
  • The government of Athens was Democratic because the people took the law into their own hands.
  • Solomon, one of David’s sons, had 500 wives and 500 porcupines.
  • People have sex, while nouns have genders.
  • The American colonists won the Revolutionary war and no longer had to pay for taxis.
  • The bowels are A, E, I, O, U, and sometimes Y.
  • He worked in the government as a civil serpent.


  • A horse divided against itself cannot stand.
  • The climate of the Sahara desert is so hot that certain areas are cultivated by irritation.
  • Charles Darwin wrote The Organ of the Species.
  • When a baby is born, the doctor cuts its biblical chord.
  • The Greeks invented three kinds of columns: Corinthian, Doric, and Ironic.
  • Brigham Young led the Morons to Utah.


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