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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #41000: Spoonerisms
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    A reversal of sounds in two words, with humorous effect. Spoonerisms were named after William Spooner, an English clergyman and scholar of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In one spoonerism attributed to him, he meant “May I show you to another seat?” but said, “May I sew you to another sheet?”From

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    1.Fighting a liar

    2.You hissed my mystery lecture

    3.Cattle ships and bruisers

    4.Nosy little cook

    5.A blushing crow

    6.Tons of soil

    7.Our queer old dean

    8.We'll have the hags flung out

    9.You've tasted two worms

    10.Our shoving leopard

    11.A half-warmed fish

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