What is spoonerism? How was this word coined?

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Sep 29, 2016

Answer:

It is simply an error of transposing the initial sounds of two or more words.

Explanation:

The Etymology of the word is named after Reverend William Archibald Spooner, who was notoriously prone to that mistake. The term "Spoonerism" was established in the 1920's.

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