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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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spoonerismspoo‧ner‧is‧m /ˈspuːnərɪzəm/ noun [countable]  SLa phrase in which the speaker accidentally exchanges the first sounds of two words, with a funny result, for example ‘sew you to a sheet’ instead of ‘show you to a seat
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