malapropism


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(17) This malapropism is often used by the series' regulars instead of affluence.
The former, in the same ownership as Malapropism, landed the odds comfortably in the second division of the totepool awaybet Median Auction Maiden Stakes.
Malapropism won the totesport.com Catterick Dash before defying a 6lb penalty at Musselburgh 24 hours later and the five-year-old bids for the two prizes again.
Whistler really caught the eye when a narrow fifth to Malapropism over Sunday's course and distance on his final start last year.
malapropism Verbal blunder in which one word is replaced by another similar in sound but different in meaning.
IT was only at the start of 2007 that Mick Channon's Malapropism, then a veteran of 94 races, featured in our Hardy Perennials series, but he has certainly been busy in the interim and has now reached the stage where he can be considered dangerously well handicapped again.
Mick Channon has brought him out twice quickly after that and Malapropism has clearly thrived on the action and should not be discounted.
Malapropism: ludicrous misuse of a word, especially by confusion with one of similar sound.
He ran well at Catterick last time when fifth of 15 behind Malapropism.
Apprentice Tom Eaves was suspended for one day (September 28) for not riding to his draw on Quicks The Word in the Tote Bigger Winnings Handicap, and fellow apprentice Dean Corby was suspended for two days (September 28 and 29) for careless riding on Malapropism in the same race.
TELLING a friend of mine about the new American word Mondgreen he said we've always had a word for it, it's called a Malapropism.
His two booked rides on the card today are Senora Verde (2.50) and Malapropism (3.20)