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Some people go for years misusing words or phrases – 15 funny favourites

The r/BoneAppleTea Reddit forum is a collection of malapropisms – the wrong word or phrases used in place of similar-sounding correct words or phrases – like when Welsh Conservative, Andrew Davies, promised to make breakfast – rather than Brexit – a success.

We’ve gathered some great examples from the subreddit for your enjoyment.

1. Wait till they hear about vampire bats


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2. Mechanic: You’re not going to believe what’s wrong with this engine


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3. There are layers to this


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4. Either way – the chicken’s history


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5. Not knowing how to spell a foreign word – fine. Being a rude jerk about it – not fine. Not fine at all.


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6. Japanese crabs?


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7. When homophones don’t exist


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8. Spicy talk


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