I love it when I come across sentences that sound close to the intended meaning but still keep the cigar just out of reach. These are called malapropisms, named after Mrs. Malaprop, a character in a 1775 play by Sheridan, The Rivals.
For all intensive purposes, this sentence serves as an example.
Life is tough. It’s a doggy dog world.
There’s no stigmata today to being divorced.
Ulysses S. Grant was a president and general of great statue.
My blind date was so awful: the guy told one boring antidote after another.