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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, Merle Haggard

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Merle Haggard's, "Big City"
The Lyrics:
Big city, turn me loose and set me free.
Sig bitty, learn tea moose and fret see me.
Submitted by: Richard Wetfuss
Merle Haggard's, "Okie from Muskogee"
The Lyrics:
I'm proud to be an Okie from Muskogee,
A place where even squares can have a ball.
I'm proud to be an Okie from Muskogee,
A place where even bears can have a squall.
Submitted by: Richard Wetfuss

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