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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: Spoonerism: The transposition of (usually) the initial sounds of words producing a humorous result.
For example, “Runny Babbit” instead of “Bunny Rabbit”.
Of uncertain origin. Perhaps from the name of a Polish count who was prone to this phenomenon. Earliest documented use: 1863.
“I remember one perfect evening when my friend sparkled with quips, and marrowskies, and anecdotes.”
Vladimir Nabokov; Pale Fire; Putnam; 1962.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:History is a vast early warning system. -Norman Cousins, editor and author (24 Jun 1915-1990)