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Spazy Croonerisms 25

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

 

Puzzle ID:#48924
Fun:*** (2.83)
Difficulty:** (1.88)
Category:Language
Submitted By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



A spoonerism is a pair of words that can have their initial sounds switched to form new words. The pairs need only sound the same, not necessarily be spelled the same (power saw & sour paw, horse cart & coarse heart). There may sometimes be one or two connecting words (kick the stone & stick the cone, king of the rats & ring of the cats). Given the following definitions, what are the spoonerisms?

1) to affix a worm to the end of a fishing line & to dislike a novel
2) to move by foot at a slow gait for eight furlongs & to ridicule for an unspecified amount of time
3) to strike a cooking utensil with the foot & to select a cylindrical metal container
4) to cook a turtle's covering in an oven & to wave a clanging instrument with a jerky motion




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