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Spoonerism Sentences III

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Puzzle ID:#50049
Fun:*** (2.7)
Difficulty:*** (2.52)
Submitted By:eighsseAus******




You will be presented with sentences, each with two blanks representing a given number of omitted words. The two blanks will contain spoonerisms of each other. A spoonerism is a swapping of phonetic sounds between or within words.

Example: When an earthquake strong enough to [shake a tower] caused great damage to the bathroom, Gregory was glad that he had decided not to [take a shower] at that time.

Theme: At the Stadium

1. Because [3 words], he was able to reach the [2 words] with his racket before it was able to sail over his head.

2. The running back let out a [2 words] after the referee failed to call a penalty on the [2 words] tackle that was used to bring him down.

3. When the NFL, trying to branch out into the European market, hosted games in Amsterdam and Rotterdam, there were [1 word] in [2 words].


1. Ben is tall; tennis ball

2. coarse holler; horse collar

3. touchdowns; Dutch towns


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