‘Sorry for the incontinence’: Hilarious snaps reveal how one misspelled word can make signs take on a VERY different meaning
- The subreddit group Bone Apple Tea shared a comical gallery of incorrect words
- Malapropisms show one restaurateur tell customers the shop will be ‘clothes’
- Also included is one person tell their friend that they have ‘sidekick abilities’
Expressing one’s self can sometimes be a challenging task, especially when you’re up against the clock.
But sometimes a misspelled word can transform an entire sentence and, as a result, take on a completely new meaning.
The Subreddit group Bone Apple Tea, which comes from the French word for Bon Appétit, has shared a comical gallery of incorrect words that have been used in the place of a similar-sounding ones.
The amusing malapropisms from all over the world show one restaurateur tell customers that their shop will be ‘clothes’ tomorrow, while another shows an excited Twitter user reveal their admiration for an America’s Got Talent contestant with a ‘standing ovulation’.
Also included in the funny gallery is a comical exchange between friends which sees saw one party tell the other that they have ‘sidekick abilities’ rather than psychic abilities.
Here we share the list of the funniest posts which will leave readers dusting off their dictionaries…
In one comical message that displayed just how much one word can make all the difference, a restaurant owner told their customers ‘tomorrow we are clothes’
One social media, believed to be from the U.S., told their followers on Twitter that the America’s Got Talent contestant Tyler Butler Figueroa deserved a ‘standing ovulation’
Social media users were amused by the sign left outside one restaurant after its owners invited customers to try their ‘lamb crops’
In another comical post a seller, believed to be from the U.S. and looking to sell their Halloween decorations, took to the internet to sell their ‘hallowing centerpiece’
One buyer, in Aurora, Colorado, shared the ‘deer leg numb chucks’ they were interested in purchasing from a seller – though it’s safe to assume the seller meant to write ‘nunchucks’, a martial arts striking weapon
Another internet user in an unknown location shared an amusing message left inside a school building. The message told the boys and girls to ‘bring your launch’ as opposed to their lunch to a meeting
One Reddit user shared a comical example of words being used incorrectly by staff at a supermarket – we’re pretty confident they meant inconvenience here
In a comical text exchange, one person tried to tell their loved one that the item they were looking for was located in the ‘club department’ of the car
An amusing exchange between friends saw one party tell the other that they had ‘sidekick abilities’ rather than psychic abilities
Meanwhile one user from Benton Park, Leeds, told their friend that two ‘mope heads’ had been stolen in less than a week
One person got confused with the word ‘bonfire’ and instead told their pal that they were watching a ‘bomb fire’
Eager to show off their new residence, one user, believed to be from the U.S, told their friend: ‘Say hello to my hubble abode’
In another comical example of words spelt incorrectly, one person was seen writing the word ‘apollo geese’ instead of ‘apologise’