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Category: misparsings

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most quoted re "misparsings": Jonathan North Washington (3), Tristan Alexander McLeay (3), Jess F (2), other (2), Derek Gulas (2)

other categories found with "misparsings": ambiguity (6), sex (5), inappropriateness (4), linguistics (4), sketchiness (3)



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[link] heard: 17 April 2014
[edit] added: 18 April 2014

Fran: [həvjəgɔʔˈbɪː]

Cashier: "What's [bɪː]?"

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[link] heard: 1 August 2012
[edit] added: 1 August 2012

my father: "Tell him he doesn't know how to pronounce the Queen's English."

Tolgonay: "Say ‘the Queen's English’!"

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[link] heard: 21 July 2009
[edit] added: 20 July 2009

(01:03:16) kesuari: it's very difficult to say "psycholinguistics" differently from "psycho linguistics", and a lot of people think that's an apt description of me/what i do

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[link] heard: 17 May 2008
[edit] added: 17 May 2008

(17:23:23) [me]: "More data would have to be gathered to determine what the underlying cause of these dichotomies is"

(17:23:37) [me]: (is there anything you'd change with that?)

(17:24:31) kesuari: (yes, of course i would; i find academic written language and the spoken language that is essentially its read version incredibly hard to understand)

(17:24:49) kesuari: (but unfortunately making it just normal english wouldn't be thesis-like enough)

(17:24:50) syljwesandhr: (so what would you change?)

(17:25:11) kesuari: "if we want to work out what actually causing these differences, we'll have to get more data"

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[link] heard: 15 May 2008
[edit] added: 15 May 2008

(19:13:11) kesuari: well, i suppose they say one way to become a great artist is to copy everyone else

(19:13:26) kesuari: well, copy the great artists i mean

(19:13:37) kesuari: someone who wanted to paint well shouldn't copy any drawings i've done

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[link] heard: 23 November 2007
[edit] added: 25 November 2007

Thatcher: "And her father was the largest contractor in Kenya—"

Colin: "He was huge!"

Thatcher: "Yeah, he was like 400lbs."

Colin: [buffs up, effects burly voice] "Want me to build you a shed!?"

Colin messes with Thatcher's story
machoism, misparsings, randomness, provincialism
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[link] heard: 28 February 2007
[edit] added: 28 February 2007

"Okay, look dude: one thigh, two thigh, butt, back."

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[link] heard: 4 October 2006
[edit] added: 9 October 2006

Derek: "Look, cheerleaders."

Jonathan: "And they're not wearing their uniforms."

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[link] heard: 13 August 2005
[edit] added: 13 August 2005

Nic: "Me & Kristin hung out and watched the movie Sideways. So we got to spend time together."

Jonathan: "Mm. … Sideways?"

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[link] heard: 17 April 2005
[edit] added: 4 July 2005

"Laura, no fucking fire."

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[link] heard: 12 April 2005
[edit] added: 12 April 2005

(23:26:57) Ian: so what was that book that fucking chomsky would be more useful than?

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[link] heard: 12 April 2005
[edit] added: 12 April 2005

(00:05:16) Jess: fucking chomsky would be more useful than this book

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