Today’s Fractured Clichés are dedicated to Leap Day – an auspicious occasion that only occurs once every four years.
Fractured Cliché: Take a running leap
Correct Cliché: Take a flying leap
Fractured Cliché: Take a leap of fate
Correct Cliché: Take a leap of faith
Fracturing the first pair doesn’t make much difference because they sound like they have the same meaning. However, there’s a big difference between leap of fate and faith. But it probably doesn’t matter anyway because I only make this mistake once every four years.
May the farce be with you!