A malapropism is the substitution of a word for a word with a similar sound, in which the resulting phrase makes no sense but often creates a comic effect. Here are a few fun examples:
He had to use a fire distinguisher.
Dad says the monster is just a pigment of my imagination.
Isn’t that an expensive pendulum round that man’s neck?
Good punctuation means not to be late.
He’s a wolf in cheap clothing.
Michelangelo painted the Sixteenth Chapel.
My sister has extra-century perception.
“Don’t” is a contraption.
I don’t want anybody stepping on anyone else’s thunder.
You can’t pull the sheep over my eyes!
I don’t mean to take the steam out of your sails, but….
I used to be as sharp as a button.
That way I can kill two bricks with one stone.
If my grandfather was alive today, he’d be turning in his grave.
You can’t teach an old leopard how to change its spots.
I like a magazine with good objectionable reporting.
We need to challenge the church to get off it’s feet.
Take your kids to visit a wildlife refugee.
In some places in Mexico, you can still be attacked by the bandanas.