Ear, ear

You might enjoy this extract from a news report by Adam Loria, spokesman for the Emergency Medical Service Canada, about a man who had been attacked and lost part of his ear: He was missing a body part to the side of his head due to the assault. Luckily he Read more…

Spoonerisms

When a friend of mine got married, he was so nervous that he made a vow to his ‘awful leaded wife’. Such a slip of the tongue is called a ‘Spoonerism’, after the Reverend William Spooner (1844-1930), warden of New College, Oxford. These are the (unverified) quotations attributed to him: Read more…