Major Misreads

Opening a thread to post things where you realize you totally misread something someone else wrote, with hilarious results.

Proximate cause is my looking at the Classic Threads and reading Flora McFlimsey’s post as “There are so many miles of caterpillars in the human body that…”

You mean I DIDN’T say “caterpillars?”

Once I was in an airport, rushing to my plane, and I passed the placard for an in-flight movie: Three Men and a Baby Pig. What will they think of next? I did a double-take; oh yes, Three Men and Baby/PG.