OK, here’s one.
’ve after modals has already been reanalysed to of; not just as a written form, but in spoken English: would of, could of, should of.
Prediction: this gets expanded further by analogy, to link other modals and auxiliaries, now that the of is no longer analysed as a verb. can of, had of.
Stranger things have happened.
No, not Stranger things of happened. There are grammatical constraints at work here.