Here's some kanji and vocabulary that I commonly mistake to humorous effect. What are yours?

What I wanted to say was,

この情報があれば継続できます。
With this information, I can continue (my work).

What I said was,

この情報があれば海賊できます。
With this information, I can become a pirate.


What I wanted to say was,

早速対応します。
I will respond as soon as possible.

What I said was,

早速太陽します。
I will do the sun as soon as possible.

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What I wanted to say was,

新しいパソコンを買う余裕がない
I can’t afford to buy a new computer.

What I said was,

新しいパソコンを買う溶融がない
There’s no melting down to buy a new computer.


What I wanted to say was,

この関数はOCR処理を行います。
This function carries out the OCR process.

What I said was,

この関数はOCR勝利を行います。
This function carries out the OCR victory.


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What I wanted to say,

原因はまだわかっていません。
I don’t yet know the cause.

What I said was,

鯨飲はまだわかっていません。
I don’t yet know about drinking like a fish.

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Haha, wow, you could write some kind of fantasy short-story with that xD!

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What I wanted to say,

ここ座ってもいい?
May I sit here?

What I said,

ここ触ってもいい?
Can I touch you here?

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I wanted to say:
妻は役人だ。

Instead, I said:
妻は殺人だ。

:scream:

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