One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A variety of slang, or a slip in speaking, characterized by the transposition of the initial letters or syllables of two (consecutive) words. Occasionally in "marrowsky language". Compare "spoonerism" (now the more usual word).
2An instance of this; a spoonerism.
Mid 19th century. Origin unknown; perhaps from a personal name.
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