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DefinitionsFunny deliberate or involuntary interchange of initial sounds.
Usage: Classic spoonerisms by Oxford don Rev. William Spooner himself, though sometimes of dubious/apocryphyphal origin: "our queer old dean" (Queen Victoria), "You must leave on the next town drain" (when expelling a student), "You have hissed all my mystery lectures", "The Lord is a shoving leopard" ... .
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