The Ants Are My Friends: Misheard Lyrics Malapropisms Eggcorns and Other Linguistic Gaffes characters ß eBook PDF or Kindle ePUB

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The Ants Are My Friends: Misheard Lyrics, Malapropisms, Eggcorns and Other Linguistic Gaffes characters ß eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ↠ Do you take things for granite Do you need a secretary at your beckoned call In  The Ants Are My Friends—delightfCourse mondegreens or misheard lyrics a rich vein of accidental invention Such classic mondegreens are collected as Ray Parker Jr's Who Ya Gonna Call Gus Foster Eurythmics' Sweet Dreams are Made of Cheese Roy Orbison's Only Baloney ACDC's Dirty Deeds Done with Sheep and Bob Dylan's Mr Tangerine Ma. An amusing little book to dip into The author dedicates a page to the misheard lyrics of REM's The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite I can add to the list I thought for years he was singing Pony Tail Weed Killer D

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E categories of blunders malapropisms named after Mrs Malaprop in Sheridan's play  The Rivals where the wrong word pops out to bizarre results; eggcorns where a new word is created from misheard real one the name comes from someone misunderstanding acorn as eggcorn as it has the same shape; and of. A fun book I'm interested in linguistics and semantics and wellwordy things in general so this book was both entertaining and educational My favourite part was about the misheard national anthems especially the Australian one I had to share that bit with a few friends

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The Ants Are My Friends Misheard Lyrics Malapropisms Eggcorns and Other Linguistic GaffesDo you take things for granite Do you need a secretary at your beckoned call In  The Ants Are My Friends delightfully misheard from Bob Dylan's Blowing in the Wind Martin Toseland has collected the very best and very worst linguistic gifts of the gaffe Examples have been plucked gleefully from thre. More dictionary like than the comedy based books I have read on the same topic but I still had a giggle every now and then