Odd Language #28: A Talented Wish?

From a USENET post: “OK then, instead of the ability to understand women, I’d like for my wish to be able to drive to Hawaii.”

The issue: “OK then, instead of the ability to understand women, I’d like for my wish to be able to drive to Hawaii.” can mean that the person’s wish is to be able to drive to Hawaii, but it can be read as the wish doing the driving.