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CHAT: spoonerisms and other mistakes [was Re: Ashamed of [T]? (fy: /T/ -> /t_d/?)]

From:Garth Wallace <gwalla@...>
Date:Tuesday, November 2, 2004, 6:50
Roger Mills wrote:
> >>>But I produce spoonerisms, too, in my native language. Kelen Heller. >>>(I almost typed that below!) >> > Two that are a permanent part of my vocab are "Hoobert Heever" and "James > [k]ennimore Fooper", thanks to an eccentric HS English teacher, a > Down-Easter of distinguished lineage, Harvard grad et al. > He also pronounced "drama" as ['dr&m@] but that didn't catch on.
"Hoobert Heaver" is a relatively famous one, as it appeared in a radio blooper that's found in most of those collections of old-time radio mistakes. It's right up there with "And now a bulletin from you pee and I, I pee and you pee!" (he meant to say "UPI").