|A wonderful form of word play in which one word is mistakenly substituted for another that sounds similar.|
|1.||(esp of metal) able to be worked, hammered, or shaped under pressure or blows without breaking|
|2.||able to be influenced; pliable or tractable|
|[C14: via Old French from Medieval Latin malleābilis, from Latin malleus hammer]|
malleable mal·le·a·ble (māl'ē-ə-bəl)
Capable of being shaped or formed, as by hammering or pressure.
Easily controlled or influenced; tractable.