One wrong letter in a phrase can make a lot of difference in its meaning. Here are some fanciful typographical errors in famous movie quotes, with whimsical suggestions of how they might be repurposed.
"Frankly, my bear, I don't give a damn."
--Goldilocks reacts when accused of eating all the porridge.
"You know how to whittle, don't you? You just put your tips together and blog."
--Bacall urges Bogey to share his woodworking skills on the Internet.
"I have always depended on the kindness of stranglers.”
--Blanche DuBois meets a serial killer in Boston.
“We don't need no stinkin’ badgers!”
--Mr. Toad erupts in anger at Mole, Rat, and their friend.
“Mrs. Robinson, you’re trying to reduce me, aren’t you?”
--Dustin Hoffman responds to a woman’s observation that he is overweight.
“Get thee to a gunnery.”
--Hamlet urges Ophelia to acquire a firearm for her protection.
“Here’s looking at you, Syd.”
--Bogart enjoys a drink with Greenstreet between takes.
"I coulda been a cowtender.”
--Brando regrets he never worked on a ranch.
“Show me the honey!”
--Winnie the Pooh finds the pantry empty.
“I’ll get you my pretty, and your little hog, too!”
--The Wicked Witch of the West hankers for some bacon.
"We’ll always have Parts.”
--Bogart and Bergman acknowledge that superstars are never out of film work.
"I’ll save what she’s having.”
--Meg Ryan’s dinner companion asks for a doggy-bag.
“You’re gonna need a bigger goat.”
--A troll under a bridge asserts his superior size.
"A nose by any name would smell as sweet.”
--Juliet admires Romeo’s schnozz.
"I’ll make him an offer he can’t recuse.”
--Trump considers a new attorney general.
The Bird of Buffalo Bayou owes his success, or lack thereof, to typographical errors. They always make his verse look better than it is.
A mischievous young holy terror
Was so naughty that no one could bear her,
She was born overseas,
And her parents said, “She’s
A topographical error.”