Malapropisms

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*"And check out all these '''speculations'''!" (specifications) — [[animal]]
*"And check out all these '''speculations'''!" (specifications) — [[animal]]
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*"May the best man '''whine'''." (win) — [[narrator]]
*"Sup my young '''parsons''', I too am so on the go that I drink my yogurt from a tube." (persons) — [[looking old]]
*"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]]
*"When we need muscle, we farm it out to our favorite band of shady '''missionaries'''." (mercenaries) — [[more armies]]

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Some of the characters in the Homestar Runner universe, as well as some not quite characters, 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.

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Appearances by character

Lappy 486

Strong Bad

  • "And check out all these speculations!" (specifications) — animal
  • "May the best man whine." (win) — narrator
  • "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

Homestar Runner

  • "Ooh, I'm a neglected official." (elected) — 4 branches

Senor Cardgage

  • "Gamble/Gambol around the campfire, children." (gather) — Senorial Day
  • "Well, if you could just sign right here on the dotty line, the adaption will be complete." (dotted/adoption) — alternate universe

Others

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