Spoonerisms and MalapropismsLanguage brain teasers are those that involve the English language. You need to think about and manipulate words and letters.
A spoonerism is when the initial sound of words in a sentence are transposed. A malapropism is the misuse of a word, usually unintentional, frequently amusing.
Can you decipher what these mean?
(a) I've got to stay in tonight and chew my doors.
(b) You've tasted two worms!
(c) Wave the sails, dude!
(d) A rolling tone gathers no moths.
(e) Let me sew you to your sheet.
(f) The herd shot around the world.
Answer(a) I've got to stay in tonight and do my chores.
(b) You've wasted two terms!
(c) Save the whales, dude!
(d) A rolling stone gathers no moss.
(e) Let me show you to your seat.
(f) The shot heard around the world.
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