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Community Comment archive for July 30, 2012

MONDAY, JULY 30, 2012

A Word A Day -- spoonerism

July 30, 2012 Word of the Day spoonerism \SPOO-nuh-riz-um\ DEFINITION noun : a transposition of usually initial sounds of two or more words EXAMPLES Children will be delighted by Jon Scieszka's use of wordplay in Baloney (Henry P.), including the spoonerism "sighing flossers" for "flying…

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