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While not exactly the same, malapropisms are interesting too :-)

It's not funny unless it's a malapropism.

The latter two are examples of Mondegreens (or eggcorns):Actually, reading the article, it seems to make the distinction that those would be malapropisms instead:

It's a term that originated out of something of a malapropism by Gore Vidal at a Democratic National Convention, made speaking of William F Buckley Jr.

Just a note, "Bushisms" are properly "malapropisms".

One of my pet peeves is people who say "reign him in," a malapropism seen with increasing frequency where "rein him in" is what is actually meant.

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