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A spoonerism occurs when the first letters or syllables of two or more words get swapped. The term spoonerism is named in honor of the Reverend William Archibald Spooner whose students used to write down all the instances of spoonerisms that he made. This page focuses on spoonerisms in song lyrics.

Lyrics Spoonerisms, Bobbie Gentry

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An American Quilt: 1967-1974 album at
Bobbie Gentry's, "Ode To Billy Joe"
The Lyrics:
Me, I spend a lot of time pickin' flowers up on Choctaw Ridge
Me, I tend a spot of lime flickin' powers up on Choctaw Ridge
Submitted by: Ashley Michelle McGowan

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