Sam Goldwyn, the movie producer, used to mangle the English language so badly that his malapropos and mixed metaphors came to be known as Goldwynisms. Some that have become classics are... A verbal contract isnt worth the paper its printed on. Every Tom, Dick, and Harry is named William. Now, gentlemen, listen slowly. For your information, I would like to ask a question. Include me out. Dont talk to me while Im interrupting. I may not always be right, but Im never wrong.