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comment Changing a quotation so that the original is recognised, but has been given a new meaning
Yes, I thought that as I was writing it, and almost didn't provide an answer because of it. I don't think paraphrase is exactly the correct term, at least in terms of definitions, but it's definitely the one I would use in such a situation.
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comment Phrase or idiom for funnelling efforts in wrong direction
My personal favourite is "rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic".
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answered Changing a quotation so that the original is recognised, but has been given a new meaning
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answered Use of “when about” as colloquial alternative to “approximately when”
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answered A word like “hundreds” but for multiples of 10
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answered What does “when you’re talking to the cool kids around the water cooler” mean?