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July 2019 — Got to Smile…Spoonerism Day
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July 2019 — Got to Smile…Spoonerism Day

Introduction A “spoonerism” happens when a speaker mixes up the initial sounds of two or more words in a sentence. For example: “The Lord is a shoving leopard” should be “The Lord is a loving shepherd.” It was named after Doctor William Spooner of New College, Oxford (1844–1930), who had a nervous habit of mixing...