- A great article on malaphors and other word misuses is To Err is Human: To Study Error-Making is Cognitive Science [Volume XXVIII, Issue: 2, Spring 1989, by Hofstadter and Morris, found in the Michigan Quarterly review.
- The origin of the word “malaphor” is in Lawrence Harrison’s humorous Washington Post op-ed piece on August 6, 1976.
- My definition appears in the Urban Dictionary.
- An article in the Bangor News discussing “mixaphors” – Bangor News
- The Chicago Tribune discusses a common malaphor – “the 800 pound gorilla in the room” – Chicago Tribune
- My article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on malaphors –Pittsburgh Post-Gazette