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As the absurd constable Dogberry, Derek Hutchinson fractures the English language with cockney malaprops.
Regarding one of those malaprops that has become a pro-abortion buzzword, I have found a kindred soul in Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
Other interesting notes include examples of "Panchoisms," humorous malaprops by Pancho; some fistfights were filmed in slow motion and then speeded up, and guns by the ears of the gal-loping horses were only minimally loaded otherwise the horses would be startled.
Eavesdropping on people's conversations in the village and malaprops will always make me laugh as well.