Goldwynism

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Goldwynism (plural Goldwynisms)

  1. Any of a number of often-repeated malapropisms originally uttered by US film producer Samuel Goldwyn (1879-1974) or a malapropism reminiscent of Goldwyn's utterances.
    • 1949, Jan. 3, "Homebodies," Time:
      Bartlett's Familiar Quotations had now recorded two of the most celebrated Goldwynisms: "In two words: impossible," and the ever-fresh "Include me out."

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