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spoonerism, n. a transposition, usu. accidental, of the initial letters etc. of two or more words, e.g. you have hissed the mystery lectures.

Revd W. A. Spooner, English scholar d. 1930, reputed to make such errors in speaking



Irish bull, abuse of terms, acronym, acrostic, amphibologism, amphiboly, anacoluthon, anagram, avyayibhava, back formation, bull, calembour, catachresis, clipped word, compound, conjugate, construction, corruption, dvandva, dvigu, endocentric compound, equivocality, equivoque, exocentric compound, fluff, folk etymology, formation, grammatical error, hypercorrection, hyperform, jeu de mots, logogram, logogriph, malaprop, malapropism, marrowsky, metagram, mispronunciation, missaying, misusage, palindrome, paronomasia, paronym, play on words, pun, punning, solecism, tatpurusha, word form, wordplay

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