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Tips of the Slung: Silly Spoonerisms

A spoonerism is an unintentional slip of the tongue. Sometimes initial consonants are transposed. Other times syllables are reversed. These verbal blunders are named after William Archibald Spooner, a well-known lecturer from Oxford England. Here’s a few of Dr Spooner’s … Continue reading

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Spoonerisms: Tips of the Slung

Spoonerisms are unintentional slips of the tongue (tips of the slung) where the speaker transposes the initial sounds or letters of 2 or more words. We do think that sometimes the error is deliberate! Check these out: Those girls are … Continue reading

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