There’s a holiday for everything these days. But what writer would want to pass up one that honors accidental turns of phrase? Yes, July 22 is Spoonerism Day.
For those of you unsure, Spoonerisms are words or phrases in which letters or syllables get swapped. They are named after Reverend W. A. Spooner (1844-1930), who was Dean and Warden of New College in Oxford, England, and is reputed to have made these verbal slips frequently. Some classics of his reportedly include [...]