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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, The Platters

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20th Century Masters: The Best Of The Platters (Millennium Collection) album at
The Platters', "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes"
The Lyrics:
So I smile and say,
"When a lovely flame dies,
Smoke gets in your eyes."
So I smile and say,
"When a lovely dame flies,
Smoke gets in your eyes."
Submitted by: Beverly Stiles

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