Have you ever gotten a message from someone who’s taken your quote out of context, making it seem as if you said something entirely different than what you actually did?
Here are some examples of what happens when people take things out of context, and why it happens so often.
Here are 28 hilarious quotes that aren’t what they seem.
I think there is a world market for maybe five computers.
We don’t like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out.
It doesn’t matter what he does, he’ll never amount to anything.
What use could this company make of an electric typewriter?
Without really thinking about it, I dropped into alphabetical order.
Within two years, personal computers will be in use by more than one million people.
Television won’t be able to hold on to any market it captures after the first six months. People will soon get tired of staring at a plywood box every night.
Physically, yes, I could fight a bird. But emotionally? Imagine the toll.
The wireless music box has no imaginable commercial value. Who would pay for a message sent to nobody in particular?
Some of you may die, but that’s a sacrifice I’m willing to make.
People are always asking me if I’m a morning person or a night person. And I’m just like, ‘Buddy! I’m barely even a PERSON!’
If you can’t beat them, dress better than them
With great power comes great need to take a nap. Wake me up later.
You know how I roll. And I’m not talking about that time I fell into a pile of dung at the foot of a hill.
I’d like to offer you moral support, but I have questionable morals.
Dear friends, your Christmas gift this year… is me. That’s right, another year of friendship. Your membership has been renewed.
You can de-escalate any situation by simply saying, ‘Are we about to kiss?’ Doesn’t work for getting out of speeding tickets, by the way.
So apparently the ‘bad vibes’ I’ve been feeling are actually severe psychological distress.
My life isn’t as glamorous as my wanted poster makes it look like.
I’m going to defeat you with the power of friendship! … And this knife I found.
Fool me once, I’m gonna kill you.
Died and came back as a cowboy, I call that reintarnation.
Not trying to brag or anything, but I can wake up without an alarm clock now simply due to my crippling and overwhelming anxiety, so…
I was born for politics. I have great hair and I love lying.
You seem familiar, have I threatened you before?
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What is an incorrect quote?
An incorrect quote is a quotation that has been attributed to a person who did not actually say or write it. These quotes are often humorous, and can be found in books, movies, and on the internet.
Why are Incorrect Quotes created?
There are a few reasons why people create incorrect quotes. Sometimes, they’re trying to be funny or make a point. Other times, they simply don’t know any better. Whatever the reason, there’s no denying that these quotes are hilarious!
So there you have it, 28 hilariously incorrect quotes that are sure to make you laugh. Be careful the next time you’re searching for a quote online, and make sure to double-check your sources!
After all, as the saying goes, A stitch in time saves nine. Except in this case, it’s more like a double check saves you from embarrassment!
You can visit Wikipedia page on incorrect predictions. This is worth a read.
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