My favorite goofs

Saved over years of copy-editing…

  • Head over heals in love
  • Birds of rapture (raptors)
  • On an old death certificate: creamation (at the creamatorium)
  • Storied in memory
  • Wholly cow!
  • Play a roll.
  • In a plaintiff voice
  • The 126th Air National Guard Air Refueling Wing, based at Scott, has already been forced to cancel unnecessary travel, trips to conferences and to turn down requests for aircraft “flyovers” of pubic events
  • Bare with me.
  • Angles We Have Heard On High
  • A spat of attacks
  • A sharp whit
  • Beading a path to his door.
  • thank you sooo much for your patients.
  • I’ve got this carpool tunnel…
  • a decision making roll
  • a sneak peak
  • It’s amazing! Goggle it!
  • Family member is in tears and “living in squaller”
  • Sitting on the thrown
  • Metal illness
  • get the jest of something
  • peaking into the marriage bed
  • taking money from local coiffeurs
  • Brew ha ha
  • Chimney flu
  • Fast-paste environment
  • In voir dire: “I can’t stand in judgment of anyone unless they’ve taken a polyester test.”
  • We have to tamper our enthusiasm
  • a bonified publishing imprint called Typecast Publishing
  • Out in the boobies, with no cellphone reception
  • the anals of television history
  • Parkay floors
  • Rechristianed
  • a flood wail
  • In the throws
  • It really bold me over
  • He had a beautiful wife and children that he took for granit.
  • Think before you speak you moran.
  • Take it with a grain assault
  • A “Mare and Foul Show” (in Lexington, ky. Surely they meant foal?)
  • quacking in their boots
  • waive a carrot (as in waving a carrot under the nose of a donkey, etc.)
  • Head over heal
  • Found a type-o
  • Leaderhosen
  • Perspective developers
  • In the infirmitary
  • A brass plague (not plaque)
  • With no fan fair
  • “thanks in advance for your corporation”
  • Brake the rules
  • chester drawers
  • phrases of the moon
  • Full proof plan
  • Calling me vial names
  • Take it with a grain of sand
  • I’m loathe to go there
  • Bugling bicepts
  • Gazpacho tactics
  • Peeks your interest
  • A coupe for St. Louis
  • Widdle it down
  • Kick up your heals
  • Goating him to respond
  • Bridle shower
  • A different angel
  • Purification rights
  • Hor’ devours
  • Flowerless chocolate cake
  • Fluorescent lights—“Florissant lights”
  • Toile away the afternoon
  • Writing in a non-focused manor
  • Lick-smacking
  • Skulldrudgery
  • Scewed up
  • Want a squid (squib) on that?
  • Beared her claws
  • They’ve overcome all my objectives
  • Souring eagles
  •  Poured over the text
  • A bowel of noodles
  • Keep someone off your trail
  • Sachet on down
  •  Putting on heirs
  • Judged in the same manor
  • Horse-drown carriage
  •  Try a new tact
  • What a cue! (coup)
  •  Role of the dice
  •  On the coach (couch)
  • Chaffing dishes
  • Wala! (voila)
  • Miss-matched
  • The nuisances (nuances) of the case
  •  Board of Freeloaders (not Freeholders)

Verbal

  •  Nip it in the butt
  • Keep your fingers on the radar
  •  Flush (flesh) it out

 Radio

  • U.S. Army Corpse of Engineers
  • The board voted anonymously
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