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More Spoonerisms

Language brain teasers are those that involve the English language. You need to think about and manipulate words and letters.

 

Puzzle ID:#23175
Fun:*** (2.75)
Difficulty:*** (2.9)
Category:Language
Submitted By:tamjpAus*****

 

 

 



A spoonerism is a pair of words that can have the initial sounds switched to form new words. For example, "loose morals" is a spoonerism for "moose laurels"(note that the pairs do not have to be spelled the same - only sound the same) From the definitions below can you figure out the following spoonerisms?

A quiz about a celebration....an irritating person that is never punctual

An irritated facial expression....The top of Mr. Avalon's head

A prideful diminutive insect....An ill-behaved sombrero

Hollandaise is one....Going from one side of the street to the other in a bad part of town




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