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A long war followed.
"In the ring, kid. We want you to take a fall in the ring."
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"Mate with you? I was just going to use you as a Q-tip."
Tags:clean your ears, cleaning your ears, q-tip, q-tips, monster, monster, monster movie, monster movies, monster film, monster films, giant, giants, misunderstanding, misunderstandings, misunderstand, misunderstands, misunderstood, mate, mates, misinterpret, misinterpretation, misinterpretations, get the wrong idea, gets the wrong idea, getting the wrong idea
"Till now I always thought of the gravy train as a good thing."
"Dad, it's time we had that talk about the birds and the bees."
Tags:bird, birds, death, die, dies, dying, learn, learns, learning, nature of life, cycle of life, life cycle, life cycles, talk, talks, father-son chat, father son chats, chat, chats, chatting, conversation, conversations, tough conversation, tough conversations, parent, parents, parenting, dad, dads, father, fathers, son, sons, kid, kids, child, children, misinterpret, misinterpretation, misinterpretations, literal, literally
"The fact that you've rolled up your sleeves since our last talk has been noted, Parminger. However, there's still something I'd like to discuss with you."
Tags:roll up your sleeves, rolling up your sleeves, faux pas, fashion faux pas, fashion no-no, fashion dos, fashion don'ts, metaphor, metaphors, metaphorical, pep talk, pep talks, literal, literally, literal interpretation, literal interpretations, misinterpret, misinterpretation, misinterpretations, motivate, motivates, motivating, manager, managers, management
"I am not Crazy Horse! Crazy Horse is a man. I'm Fred."
Tags:crazy horse, military leader, military leaders, lakota, chief, chiefs, mistaken identity, mistaken identities, western, westerns, indian, indians, native american, native americans, first nations, mislead, misleads, misleading, identity, name, names, namesake, namesakes, misunderstanding, misunderstandings, misinterpret, misinterpreting, misinterpretation, misinterpretations
"We're saved! We're saved!"
Tags:ufo, ufos, flying saucer, flying saucers, crash, crashes, crashing, shark, sharks, shark attack, shark attacks, savior, saviors, saviour, saviours, predator, predators, drown, drowns, drowning, swim, swims, swimming, swimmer, swimmers, ominous, danger, dangers, dangerous, misread, misreads, misreading, misinterpret, misinterprets, misinterpreting, misinterpretation, misinterpretations
"But it says 'no cover'."
"Damnit, Harwood, I'm not doing an impression of anyone, I'm firing you."
"Boy, I can hardly wait to take my shoes off...my dogs are really tired."
Tags:idiom, idioms, saying, sayings, expression, expressions, dog, dogs, dogs are tired, feet are tired, literal, literal interpretation, literal interpretations, confusing, confusion, child's understanding, misunderstand, misunderstands, misunderstanding, misinterpret, misinterprets, misinterpretation, misinterpretations
"When Daddy says we're dead broke, he doesn't mean we're poor."
Tags:rich person, rich people, the one percent, the 1 percent, wealth divide, wealth gap, poverty gap, wealth divide, class divide, expression, expressions, misinterpret, misinterpretation, misinterpretations, literal thinking, literal thinker, literal thinkers, literal interpretation, little interpretations, poor, poverty, privilege, privileges, privileged
'I'm sorry, Lord, it's my ears, I thought you said Noah, build an arch!'
"He mistook jesting for heckling."
Tags:jester, jesters, court jester, court jesters, king, kings, royal, royals, royalty, heckling, heckler, hecklers, misinterpretation, misinterpretations, misunderstood, misunderstanding, misunderstandings, prison, prisons, prisoner, prisoners, mistake, mistakes, big mistake, big mistakes, satire, satirical, authoritarian, dictator, dictators, dictatorship
"Are you mad at me or just chewing tobacco?"
Tags:chewing tobacco, tobacco, baseball, baseball player, baseball players, chew, chews, chewing, dip, dips, dipping, chaw, spits, spitting, misinterpret, misinterprets, misinterpretation, misinterpretations, rbf, hard to read, angry, anger, angers, emotion, emotions, emotional, placid, reassure, reassures, reassurance
"That isn't what the doctor meant by 'push fluids'."
"My daughter couldn't believe it when I told her I was taking part in a group chat."
"I guess we're becoming quite popular. I heard everything is going mobile."
"I never said 'I love you'. I said 'I love ya'. Big difference!"
Tags:love, in love, romance, i love you, ily, slang, misinterpretation, misinterpretations, excuse, excuses, making excuses, bad excuse, bad excuses, let down, let downs, let-down, let-downs, break up, break ups, breaking up, break-up, break-ups, split up, splitting up, split ups, split-up, split-ups
"I got a real tough penance from the priest. He told me to do a decade of the rosary. The good news is I only have one more year to go."
Home of the Bottomless Cup of Coffee
Tags:cup of coffee, cups of coffee, bottomless, bottomless cup, bottomless cups, refill, refills, misinterpret, misinterprets, misinterpretation, misinterpretations, cup, cups, fill, fills, filling, greasy spoon, greasy spoons, cafe, cafes, literal, cafeteria, cafeterias, server, servers, service, waiter, waiters, waiting, wait tables, waiting tables
"I just heard some interesting news. The world is going to the dogs."
Whatís that, boy? Youíre too tired for a walk and you just want to watch TV?
Tags:walk, walks, walking, lazy, laziness, lazy bones, bone idle, idle, idleness, dog, dogs, dog walking, dog walker, dog walk, dog walks, walkies, couch potato, couch potatoes, exercise, exercises, exercising, sloth, laze, laze around, lazing around, pet, pets, chill out, chills out, chilling out, misinterpret, misinterpretation, misinterpretations, deliberate misinterpretation, deliberate misinterpretations, watching tv, watch television, watching television, aerobic activity, avoid, avoids, avoiding, avoidance
"I think I'm losing my memory."
Tags:sd card, sd cards, generation gap, generation gaps, young generation, young generations, modern life, modern times, lose memory, losing memory, lost memory, age, ageing, aging, elder, elders, elderly, grandparent, grandparents, grandpa, alzheimers, alzheimer's, dementia, smartphone, smartphones, smart phone, smart phones, mobile, mobiles, cell phone, cell phones, misunderstanding, misunderstandings, misinterpret, misinterprets, misinterpretations, misinterpretation
"When you asked me tp grill with you, I had imagined something else."
Tags:grill, grills, grilling, fly, flies, party, parties, get together, get togethers, get-together, get-togethers, grille, grilles, car grille, car grilles, car, cars, auto, autos, automobile, automobiles, misunderstanding, misunderstandings, misunderstood, misinterpret, misinterprets, misinterpretation, misinterpretations