Quotes: Bloopers, Part 3

(slip-ups, goofs, flubs, and other blunders in many areas of communication; examples of language incompetence)

Quotations: Bloopers, Part 3

In Canada, this sign was posted on a highway: "All signs are metric for the next 52 miles."

When asked to define a synonym, a student responded with: "That's the stuff you sprinkle on pumpkin pie."

"Help wanted—Innumeratory for new city directory. Must be good spellers, plain writers."

—Classified, Wellington, Kansas; Daily News

We had pot luck supper in our church, then prayer and medication followed.

My brother is an Ego Scout.

She took her case to the small clams court.

The convict was sent to sanitary confinement.

He had an interior motive.

My mother made a lung distance call.

The story I like best is The Three Muscatels.

Holland has many pucturesque gin mills.

He gazed at his fiancee with infection in his eyes.

"Always go to other people's funerals, otherwise they won't come to yours."

—Yogi Berra

Pointing to a bloopers, part 1 Quotes: Bloopers Part 1.

Pointing to a bloopers, part 2 Quotes: Bloopers Part 2.

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