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Spazy Croonerisms 2

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

 

Puzzle ID:#23087
Fun:*** (3.04)
Difficulty:*** (2.52)
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) canine fur & porcine challenge
2) rock toss & to pack up royal furniture
3) arsonist's desire & to battle a fibber
4) underground amphibian & bar rules




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Comments

Azalea93
May 22, 2005

Nice 1 yet very hard no worries
dididaAus*
May 22, 2005

good one
darthforman*
May 22, 2005

Sweet!

I love these things

But some are so dang hard!

lil_valentine13Aus*
May 22, 2005

OMG, I love these things! They are the FRICKIN bomb! But, due to lack lf any discernible intillect, I never get them on my own. Oh well, they are cute though!
zonahoboAus*
May 23, 2005

Unlike the movies, your sequel was as fun as the original .. good work!
markmonninAus*
May 23, 2005

Great! I couldn't get the last one.
markmonninAus*
May 23, 2005

Great! I couldn't get the last one.
honker190**
May 24, 2005

Again, Spider would be very proud, good work
(user deleted)
May 24, 2005

OK. This was hard. I only got one right.
onlyeeyore**
Jun 07, 2005

More good stuff! Last one got me 'cause I'm too impatient!
mxclint68**
Jul 06, 2005

Loved it!!! Made a whole language out of spoonerisms back in highschool...lots of fun.....got 3 1/2 right..LOL knew it was toad to code, but couldn't get the cavern to tavern part....brainfade, I guess...LOL
dsquared*nz*
Jul 06, 2005

Very very nice work. Loved them, especially the last.
Gillyb
Jul 06, 2005

I also got 3.5 but i thought there must be a strange amphibian called a cub toad!!
pawz73*
Jul 06, 2005

Got two of them, and then finally gave up. Big fun. Keep 'em coming.
sassy18104*
Jul 06, 2005

hey. i got the first half of the first one, but i didnt get the rest of them. i know, it sux, but i cant help it. well, g2g. cyuz l8r!!!!
daffy*
Jul 06, 2005

These were greatj! I loved all of them. I got them right and thought you were a genius.
(user deleted)
Jul 06, 2005

very good i like the way you gave the defintion of the word and gave examples
Kukmiester**
Jul 06, 2005

I got all but the last one... I was thinking pub not tavern... great teaser!
angeleyes_7*
Jul 06, 2005

Good job!! I also thought of pub, needless to say I did not get the last one.
puppygirl1213Aus*
Jul 06, 2005

I like it but i don't understand the last one.
sassy_101*us*
Jul 06, 2005

i loved it!!
AralditeAus*
Jul 06, 2005

I was also stumped by the last one. The first three were great.
__NK__Fire
Jul 06, 2005

kinda fun VVVVVVEEEEERRRRYYYYYYYY hard
emilyb0902*
Jul 06, 2005

Nice! I love spoonerisms, great teaser. I got all but the last one.
MTK_90**
Jul 06, 2005

I THOUGHT THIS WAS KINDA HARD BUT ONCE I SAW THE ANSWER IT WAS PRETTY FUNNY.
FeaerFactorY666*us*
Jul 06, 2005

Very cute!!
tamjpAus*
Jul 06, 2005

You are the master! Good one! Thanks again for inspiring my last attempt at spoonerisms. I think I might just have to come up with some more.
poison_ivy**
Jul 06, 2005

I couldn't figure it out!
Oh well. It was funny once I saw the answer.
superben**
Jul 06, 2005

I got #1 and almost #2 and missed 3 and4
short_shorts
Jul 06, 2005

It was okay. but really hard I never get these. But when i look at the naser it always makes sense. so they were pretty kool!
luckybrown
Jul 08, 2005

I couldn't get all of them but it was spiffy once I saw the answers.
riddlelover**
Jul 08, 2005

I love spoonerisms! Unfortunately, i really stink at 'em. Keep the good ones comin tho!
scm14Aus*
Nov 07, 2005

This one was easier...either that or I am getting better at them. I got all but the last one, but that threw me 'cause I was thinking pub, not tavern.
lmurray*cn*
Jul 17, 2006

I DON'T LIKE THESE I THINK THEY ARE VERY DULL
scallioAus*
Jul 17, 2006

Darn it, I couldn't get #4. Great teaser.

I knew that the first one had to be HOG DARE because that was the spoonerism of DOG HAIR, but is a porcupine really a hog? I always learn something new.

coachpisco*
Jul 17, 2006

Good teaser. I liked it.
poppyattex*au
Jul 17, 2006

tood geaser
builderus*
Jul 17, 2006

Good Job. Missed #4. imurray is dull
FeaerFactorY666*us*
Jul 17, 2006

Nice!
bradon182001*us*
Jul 17, 2006

A-OK.
iteachkidsAus*
Jul 17, 2006

Nothing was said about a porcUpine. Porcine means: "of or resembling swine or a pig."
LTSA FUN!!! MRE, please!!!
Nellem*ie*
Jul 17, 2006

Too hard for me
Neek*us*
Jul 17, 2006

I love these, I don't think they are dull at all. I got all but #4.
Musikman212*ca*
Jul 17, 2006

Well done!!
bhssoccer23Aus*
Jul 17, 2006

I love these things!!! Keep em' coming!
Pizzazz2uAus*
Jul 17, 2006

OMG! I had to roll my eyes , shake my head and Laugh when I figured these out. WTG! Only the individual can see the laughter in each one of these. Keep them coming.
speedqueenkmwAus*
Jul 17, 2006

got half~great fun. let's have more!
tonjawithaj*us*
Jul 17, 2006

Aside from reading "porcupine" instead of "porcine", I did okay!
jcann*us*
Jul 17, 2006

I love these! Got them all! I like teasers that make me think but I stillknow I can get them if I don't give up. Spoonerisms are like that for me.
Trishgal*us*
Jul 17, 2006

I loved these puzzles . They gave you great brain exersize and I did pretty good Did not get 4 Guess my brain had shrunk too much before I started these things , keep them coming.
kcheer2493us*
Jul 17, 2006

Nice. I actually got. like, a few! tricky though. Great work
xolilangel827oxAit*
Jul 17, 2006

very fun but i didnt feel like figuring them out great job, i love these!
dan1234*
Jul 17, 2006

That was really hard.
tdbrsun*
Jul 17, 2006

Nice one
jabdrAus*
Jul 17, 2006

I thought I was getting brillilant when I got the fisrt 2 right off. Then real life set in.. I LOVE these.
RRAMMOHAN*in*
Jul 17, 2006

Great teaser! Got two of them. Very good job done by the composer. Thanks for the fun.
c_rae*us*
Jul 17, 2006

Great teaser!
I got all but the last one.
Good level of difficulty, yet very fun!
Keep 'em coming!!!
Badger*us*
Jul 17, 2006

Fun and very challenging! Thanks for submitting.
utnative*
Jul 18, 2006

good teaser. didn't get any
but now i know why i'm having trouble with these teasers my brain went on vacation and left me home
coachpisco*
Jul 18, 2006

Another good one.
el-gniarbus*
Jul 19, 2006

Very good. Reminded me of a Will Shortz puzzle.
vlermaAus*
Jul 29, 2006

Waahh! I only got one but I sure did enjoy trying. Surprised me that I got the one that most people had trouble with. Great job.
jennsingergirlAus*
Aug 28, 2007

I got all but no. 2. Grr. That one was rough! The others were much easier, but really funny.
patiencewithaP*us*
Jul 21, 2009

Very fun! Got them all but the last one! Thanks for posting!
auntiesisAus*
Jul 21, 2009

I only got one, but it was fun trying.
UptheHillA*
Jul 21, 2009

Keep it up!!!
tahomacAus*
Jul 21, 2009

I did poorly
iapyxus*
Aug 12, 2009

that was great, keep them coming
gaylewolfAus*
Jul 21, 2012

I love those - the answers always make me laugh! Thanks for posting!
crazy10manAus*
Jul 21, 2012

I actually figured them all out this time! This are a definite mental workout!!
eamonca*
Jul 21, 2012

Got them all with the last being a bit tricky. Well done.



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