Spoonerisms / Hint

Posted by: Cue

Spoonerisms / Hint - 02/25/13 11:28 AM

Spoonerisms are words or phrases that accidentally or intentionally have their beginning letters or syllables swapped to reveal a different meaning.

Example: a serious setback / an embarrassed raven? = crushing blow / blushing crow

-1. legume / spotted a lad?
-2. with these means / lager induced euphoria?
-3. driving hazard / flagstaff overheated?
-4. out of Boston Creme and pumpkin / collection of inventions?
-5. one who studies mixology / one who manipulates road patch?
-6. regressive / cuckoo cuckoo?
-7. on a large scale / a single cry?
-8. one who doesn't make use of trash cans / grievous simple man?
-9. phrase for a disobedient child / give a cat-like warning and stare?
-10. type of laptop / pigeonhole on a sloop?
Posted by: Urban Worrier

Re: Spoonerisms - 02/25/13 11:40 AM

3. pot hole / hot pole (all the roads over here are littered with them at the moment) hardwall
Posted by: Flo NS

Re: Spoonerisms - 02/25/13 11:48 AM

5. bar tender/tar bender
Posted by: DoreenS

Re: Spoonerisms - 02/25/13 01:14 PM

10. note book/ boat nook penguin
Posted by: Sondi

Re: Spoonerisms - 02/25/13 01:32 PM

6. backward / wack bird


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Posted by: Redz

Re: Spoonerisms - 02/25/13 02:34 PM

8. litterbug/bitter lug wave
Posted by: manxman

Re: Spoonerisms - 02/25/13 04:39 PM

oops, answered already wave
Posted by: manxman

Re: Spoonerisms - 02/25/13 04:46 PM

1. soy bean/boy seen wave
Posted by: CCbomber

Re: Spoonerisms - 02/26/13 03:09 AM

2. hereby / beer high smile
Posted by: Cue

Re: Spoonerisms - 02/26/13 08:01 AM

We have them all over here to, Rog. I'm betting the car repair shops are loving it!

Good solves! thumbsup wave
Posted by: Jema

Re: Spoonerisms - 02/26/13 11:17 AM

7. wholesale / sole wail wave
Posted by: Cue

Re: Spoonerisms - 02/27/13 07:26 AM

Nice solve, Jema grin
Posted by: Sherlock

Re: Spoonerisms - 02/27/13 05:08 PM

4. lack of pies/ pack of lies lol
Posted by: Cue

Re: Spoonerisms - 02/28/13 07:15 AM

Good one, Cheryl lol

Added a hint for the straggler
Posted by: manxman

Re: Spoonerisms - 02/28/13 05:03 PM

9. listen here/hiss and leer wave
Posted by: Cue

Re: Spoonerisms - 03/05/13 07:41 AM

Nice solve manxman smile wave