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==Appearances by character==
==Appearances by character==
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===[[Lappy 486]]===
 
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*"Tell '''whim''' I love." (him) — [[Sbemail 150?!?]]
 
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===[[Strong Bad]]===
===[[Strong Bad]]===
*"But if you want to be cool and have '''pizzas''' like me..." (pizzazz) — [[pizzaz]]
*"But if you want to be cool and have '''pizzas''' like me..." (pizzazz) — [[pizzaz]]
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*"When we need muscle, we farm it out to our favorite band of shady '''missionaries'''." (mercenaries) — [[more armies]]
*"When we need muscle, we farm it out to our favorite band of shady '''missionaries'''." (mercenaries) — [[more armies]]
*"It is recommended that you play your game in a large, open space, free of debris, rubble, and flotsam and '''[[Hanna-Barbera|Jetsons]]'''." (jetsam) — [[Strong Bad Gameways]]
*"It is recommended that you play your game in a large, open space, free of debris, rubble, and flotsam and '''[[Hanna-Barbera|Jetsons]]'''." (jetsam) — [[Strong Bad Gameways]]
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*"Just Another '''Homeless''' Romantic" (hopeless) — [[love poems]]
*"Now maybe I can get some freakin' '''piece of quiet''' around here..." (peace and quiet) — [[Homestar Ruiner]]
*"Now maybe I can get some freakin' '''piece of quiet''' around here..." (peace and quiet) — [[Homestar Ruiner]]
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*"Well, if you take a look at my '''resume''', you'll see that I have quite a bit of experience in many different related fields." (résumé) — [[The Interview]]
*"Well, if you take a look at my '''resume''', you'll see that I have quite a bit of experience in many different related fields." (résumé) — [[The Interview]]
*"Yeah yeah, '''[[Intellivision]]'''" (intelligent) — [[stupid stuff]]
*"Yeah yeah, '''[[Intellivision]]'''" (intelligent) — [[stupid stuff]]
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*"Worst... '''commissary'''... ever." (commentary) — [[Experimental_Film#Easter_Eggs|Experimental Film (commentary)]]
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*"Worst... '''commissary'''... ever." (commentary) — [[Experimental Film#Easter Eggs|Experimental Film (commentary)]]
*"Right, right, a lot of '''[[ducks]]'''." (bucks) — [[Halloween Fairstival]]
*"Right, right, a lot of '''[[ducks]]'''." (bucks) — [[Halloween Fairstival]]
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*"'''Hide and Seek'''" (Hi The Cheat) — [[theme park]]
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*"'''Hide and Seek'''" (Hi [[The Cheat]]) — [[theme park]]
*"I do hate white '''clowns'''." (clouds) — [[dreamail]]
*"I do hate white '''clowns'''." (clouds) — [[dreamail]]
*"Do you need medical '''resistance'''?" (assistance) — [[Bug In Mouth Disease]]
*"Do you need medical '''resistance'''?" (assistance) — [[Bug In Mouth Disease]]
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*"I bet I could lift fifty '''stringiest''' man in the world contests!" (strongest) — [[Strongest Man in the World]]
*"I bet I could lift fifty '''stringiest''' man in the world contests!" (strongest) — [[Strongest Man in the World]]
*"Ooh, I'm a '''neglected''' official." (elected) — [[4 branches]]
*"Ooh, I'm a '''neglected''' official." (elected) — [[4 branches]]
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*"Hey there, '''Senator''' Cardgage Bubs!" ([[Senor]]) — [[original]]
*"Please, leave a '''massage'''." (message) — [[8-Bit is Enough]]
*"Please, leave a '''massage'''." (message) — [[8-Bit is Enough]]
*"And my compliments to the '''Seth'''." (chef) — [[A Death-Defying Decemberween]]
*"And my compliments to the '''Seth'''." (chef) — [[A Death-Defying Decemberween]]
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*"The Cheat as '''the thorax'''? Love it." ([[Wikipedia:The Lorax|The Lorax]]) — [[Doomy Tales of the Macabre]]
*"The Cheat as '''the thorax'''? Love it." ([[Wikipedia:The Lorax|The Lorax]]) — [[Doomy Tales of the Macabre]]
*"You're my best friend and '''concubine'''!" (confidant) - [[I Killed Pom Pom]]
*"You're my best friend and '''concubine'''!" (confidant) - [[I Killed Pom Pom]]
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*"Hey '''Can''' of Town, '''Tootsmith''', did you guys hear that legitimate conversation I was just having?" (King, Poopsmith) — [[I Killed Pom Pom]]
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*"Hey '''Can''' of Town, '''Tootsmith''', did you guys hear that legitimate conversation I was just having?" ([[The King of Town|King]], [[The Poopsmith|Poopsmith]]) — [[I Killed Pom Pom]]
===[[Senor Cardgage]]===
===[[Senor Cardgage]]===
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*"Home '''Lawn''', Escrow, Re-Financin'—" (loan) — [[Senor Mortgage]]
*"Home '''Lawn''', Escrow, Re-Financin'—" (loan) — [[Senor Mortgage]]
*"You're '''every''' welcome, Valerie." (very) — [[Senor Mortgage]]
*"You're '''every''' welcome, Valerie." (very) — [[Senor Mortgage]]
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*"'''Gamble''' (or '''gambol''') around the campfire, children." (gather) — [[Senorial Day]]
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*"'''Gamble''' (or '''gambol''') around the campfire, children." (Gather) — [[Senorial Day]]
*"Come see me and this little dog for '''vera''' low prices." (very) — [[Senorial Day]]
*"Come see me and this little dog for '''vera''' low prices." (very) — [[Senorial Day]]
*"Well, if you could just sign right here on the '''dotty''' line, the '''adaption''' will be complete." (dotted/adoption) — [[alternate universe]]
*"Well, if you could just sign right here on the '''dotty''' line, the '''adaption''' will be complete." (dotted/adoption) — [[alternate universe]]
*"Forty-twone will be on your '''lest'''." (left) — [[the movies]]
*"Forty-twone will be on your '''lest'''." (left) — [[the movies]]
*"Can you '''detect''' me to the nearest bus '''stamp'''?" (direct/stop) — [[fan club]]
*"Can you '''detect''' me to the nearest bus '''stamp'''?" (direct/stop) — [[fan club]]
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*"'''Dump''' tell '''no mandy''', it's just a '''land''' mower turned '''bankways'''!" (don't/nobody/lawn/backwards) — [[concert]]
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*"'''Dump''' tell '''no mandy''', it's just a '''land''' mower turned '''bankways'''!" (Don't/nobody/lawn/backwards) — [[concert]]
*"This is not what I '''sagged''' on for!" (signed) — [[diorama]]
*"This is not what I '''sagged''' on for!" (signed) — [[diorama]]
*"I'm sorry, Bridget, but can I '''steep''' some identificaption?" (see) — [[rated]]
*"I'm sorry, Bridget, but can I '''steep''' some identificaption?" (see) — [[rated]]
*"'''Soggy''', junior, come back when you're all grold up." (Sorry) — [[rated]]
*"'''Soggy''', junior, come back when you're all grold up." (Sorry) — [[rated]]
*"Is this a '''Frank''' call?" (prank) — [[A Decemberween Mackerel]]
*"Is this a '''Frank''' call?" (prank) — [[A Decemberween Mackerel]]
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*"Would you care to '''coincide'''?" (come inside) — [[A Decemberween Mackerel]]
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*"Would you care to '''coincide'''?" (go inside) — [[A Decemberween Mackerel]]
*"You might '''paste''' away if you '''Dinty Moore'''." (waste/didn't eat more) — [[A Decemberween Mackerel]]
*"You might '''paste''' away if you '''Dinty Moore'''." (waste/didn't eat more) — [[A Decemberween Mackerel]]
*"You '''rally''' might, Pez Dispenser." (really) — [[A Decemberween Mackerel]]
*"You '''rally''' might, Pez Dispenser." (really) — [[A Decemberween Mackerel]]
*"I've been Kuwaiting for you all '''nice'''." (night) — [[Later That Night...]]
*"I've been Kuwaiting for you all '''nice'''." (night) — [[Later That Night...]]
*"Go ahead, take as '''money''' as you like." (many) — [[Later That Night...]]
*"Go ahead, take as '''money''' as you like." (many) — [[Later That Night...]]
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*"'''Prude''' me in, '''Couch''' Z, I'm '''Reggie Toupee'''." (Put/Coach/Ready to play) — [[too cool]]
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*"'''Prude''' me in, '''Couch''' Z, I'm '''Reggie Toupee'''." (Put/Coach/ready to play) — [[too cool]]
===[[Coach Z]]===
===[[Coach Z]]===
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===[[Homsar]]===
===[[Homsar]]===
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*"Oh no! You '''shanked''' my jengaship!" (sank) — [[Where's The Cheat?]]
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*"Oh no! You (just) '''shanked''' my jengaship!" (sank) — [[Where's The Cheat?]] and [[Meeple Grove]]
*"I've brought my best foot '''flowered'''." (forward) — [[Homsar's Character Video|character video]]
*"I've brought my best foot '''flowered'''." (forward) — [[Homsar's Character Video|character video]]
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===[[Old-Timey Strong Bad]]===
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===[[Powered by The Cheat Character Variations#Strong Bad|Powered by The Cheat Strong Bad]]===
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*"I'll go by you with a '''spine'''-toothed comb!" (fine) — [[alternate universe]] ([[alternate universe#Commentary Transcript|DVD commentary]])
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*"So, okay folks, I gotta go to my next show. See you later '''nice''' time!" (next) — [[mile]]
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*"When we '''laugh''' left our heroes, they had just won a debate against the minds of Mount Rushmore." (last) — [[bedtime story]]
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*"'''When''' the Seventies, there was a commercial for a board game." (in) — [[Trogdor Was Dragon Man]] (later reused by [[Strong Sad]] in the same toon)
===Others===
===Others===
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*The Cheat's [[Physiology of The Cheat|physiology]] includes an "'''ulterior''' sclipula" (anterior) — [[big white face]]
*"'''Taste''' a walk!" (Take) — [[50K Racewalker]] cover art
*"'''Taste''' a walk!" (Take) — [[50K Racewalker]] cover art
*"'''Ump''' is down and black is '''right''' in this crazy, mixed-up '''label'''. (up/white/level) — [[Stinkomanual#Level 8 - Negatory|Stinkomanual]]
*"'''Ump''' is down and black is '''right''' in this crazy, mixed-up '''label'''. (up/white/level) — [[Stinkomanual#Level 8 - Negatory|Stinkomanual]]
*"But my concession '''strand''' is much nicer than this malarky here." (stand) — [[Shark-Tooth Bubs]], [[Puppets on the Road]]
*"But my concession '''strand''' is much nicer than this malarky here." (stand) — [[Shark-Tooth Bubs]], [[Puppets on the Road]]
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*"When we '''laugh''' left our heroes, they had just won a debate against the minds of Mount Rushmore" (last) - [[bedtime story]]
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*"Tell '''whim''' I love." (him) — [[Lappy 486]], [[Sbemail 150?!?]]
*"'''Hollandaise''' gift collection" (holiday) — [[what I want]]
*"'''Hollandaise''' gift collection" (holiday) — [[what I want]]
*"'''Soiled''' gold ornament" (solid) — [[what I want]]
*"'''Soiled''' gold ornament" (solid) — [[what I want]]
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*"I'll go by you with a '''spine'''-toothed comb!" (fine) — [[Old-Timey Strong Bad]], [[alternate universe]] ([[alternate universe#Commentary Transcript|DVD commentary]])
*"This side '''brown''' ↓" (down) — [[magic trick]]
*"This side '''brown''' ↓" (down) — [[magic trick]]
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*"Introducing ALL NEW! '''Homerun Hitter'''";  "'''Homestars Running'''" (Homestar Runner) — [[Costume Commercial]]
*"You got it, '''hoss'''" (boss) — [[Dangeresque (character)|Dangeresque]], [[Dangeresque Roomisode 1: Behind the Dangerdesque]]
*"You got it, '''hoss'''" (boss) — [[Dangeresque (character)|Dangeresque]], [[Dangeresque Roomisode 1: Behind the Dangerdesque]]
*[[A Decemberween Mackerel|A Decemberween '''Mackerel''']] (Miracle)
*[[A Decemberween Mackerel|A Decemberween '''Mackerel''']] (Miracle)
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*You can't brother me down, Mrs. Strong '''Fast'''!" (Bad) — [[Strong Sad]], [[Strong Bad Classics!]]
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Current revision as of 22:12, 15 June 2019

Some of the characters in the Homestar Runner universe have used malapropisms. A malapropism is the replacement of a word with something that sounds like the word being replaced, but has a completely different meaning. Many of these malaprops are delivered as a punchline.

Contents

[edit] Appearances by character

[edit] Strong Bad

  • "But if you want to be cool and have pizzas like me..." (pizzazz) — pizzaz
  • "And check out all these speculations!" (specifications) — animal
  • "The pie's the limit as far as rampages are concerned." (sky) — rampage
  • "Slumming in at Number Two..." (Coming) — bottom 10
  • "Space Captainface! Pretender of the galaxies!" (defender) — space program
  • "The plausibilities are endless!" (possibilities) — disconnected
  • "Ah, living the sleazy life." (easy) — disconnected
  • "Sup my young parsons, I too am so on the go that I drink my yogurt from a tube." (persons) — looking old
  • "When we need muscle, we farm it out to our favorite band of shady missionaries." (mercenaries) — more armies
  • "It is recommended that you play your game in a large, open space, free of debris, rubble, and flotsam and Jetsons." (jetsam) — Strong Bad Gameways
  • "Just Another Homeless Romantic" (hopeless) — love poems
  • "Now maybe I can get some freakin' piece of quiet around here..." (peace and quiet) — Homestar Ruiner

[edit] Homestar Runner

[edit] Senor Cardgage

  • "Come along down for a free canceltation." (on) — Senor Mortgage
  • "Home Lawn, Escrow, Re-Financin'—" (loan) — Senor Mortgage
  • "You're every welcome, Valerie." (very) — Senor Mortgage
  • "Gamble (or gambol) around the campfire, children." (Gather) — Senorial Day
  • "Come see me and this little dog for vera low prices." (very) — Senorial Day
  • "Well, if you could just sign right here on the dotty line, the adaption will be complete." (dotted/adoption) — alternate universe
  • "Forty-twone will be on your lest." (left) — the movies
  • "Can you detect me to the nearest bus stamp?" (direct/stop) — fan club
  • "Dump tell no mandy, it's just a land mower turned bankways!" (Don't/nobody/lawn/backwards) — concert
  • "This is not what I sagged on for!" (signed) — diorama
  • "I'm sorry, Bridget, but can I steep some identificaption?" (see) — rated
  • "Soggy, junior, come back when you're all grold up." (Sorry) — rated
  • "Is this a Frank call?" (prank) — A Decemberween Mackerel
  • "Would you care to coincide?" (go inside) — A Decemberween Mackerel
  • "You might paste away if you Dinty Moore." (waste/didn't eat more) — A Decemberween Mackerel
  • "You rally might, Pez Dispenser." (really) — A Decemberween Mackerel
  • "I've been Kuwaiting for you all nice." (night) — Later That Night...
  • "Go ahead, take as money as you like." (many) — Later That Night...
  • "Prude me in, Couch Z, I'm Reggie Toupee." (Put/Coach/ready to play) — too cool

[edit] Coach Z

[edit] Homsar

[edit] Powered by The Cheat Strong Bad

  • "So, okay folks, I gotta go to my next show. See you later nice time!" (next) — mile
  • "When we laugh left our heroes, they had just won a debate against the minds of Mount Rushmore." (last) — bedtime story
  • "When the Seventies, there was a commercial for a board game." (in) — Trogdor Was Dragon Man (later reused by Strong Sad in the same toon)

[edit] Others

[edit] See Also

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