Misplaced modifiers

Misplaced modifiers are when a phrase or clause is placed awkwardly in a sentence so that it appears to modify or refer to an unintended word.

They can be hilarious. Here are some of the funny ones I’ve said or read.

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I tripped down the stairs while pregnant with dogs.

My hubby was shocked….. LOL

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One day she hunted for a deer wearing diamond earrings. 

Obviously the deer was very sophisticated…

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She wore pink rain boots topped with an umbrella.

Awkward to walk….

What examples do you have?

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