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Explanation here: http://eggcorns.lascribe.net/forum/viewtopic.php?id=4401
I will fess up here and admit I didn’t know “the riot act” was an actual thing. History!
Based on the headphones I thought it might be from Howard Stern so I just searched youtube for Stern Tarantino interviews and found the thumbnail with the right shirt. I think it’s here but I don’t feel like watching the 1 hr 20 min video just for one line >_<1 week ago • 3 notes
On the “How Did This Get Made” podcast episode discussing the movie Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot, host Paul Scheer mentioned that the soundtrack seemed like “a bad Disneyland jazz band” I kind of assumed he meant “Dixieland Jazz,” although there most likely are jazz bands that play at Disneyland, perhaps even Dixieland jazz bands that play there. Maybe he just meant a crummy jazz band (any subgenre) that would play at an amusement park.
I searched for any connection between the terms and I found this:
From the Nevada Daily Mail - thx Google Books!
Everyone loves a diss that kinda rhymes.2 weeks ago • 0 notes
‘Do me a favor: don’t go nuts, you know what I mean?’ Letterman asked. ‘Because more and more, you see the ‘mural’ and like the Sistine Chapel… it’s too much.’
Bieber, however, failed to understand Letterman’s reference to Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel in The Vatican and answered: ‘I’m not going for the 16th chapel look.’
I heard about the “Sixteenth Chapel” gaffe on the Pop My Culture podcast today. I think it’s a great eggcorn, and it’s so perfect I’m surprised I had never heard it before.
Here’s a citation for “sixteen chapel” (rather than “sixteenth”) from 2006. http://eggcorns.lascribe.net/forum/viewtopic.php?id=1155
The Sistine Chapel was named for Pope Sixtus IV.
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