Originally Posted by Fyrzowt
No, but I've read (or heard about?) a book about Spooner. He was (IIRC) a preacher who was known for botching words, someone started writing them down and a book was born. Some pretty funny ones in there. It's been years...
On edit: Here are some examples of "original" Spoonerisms. There have quite naturally been additions to the originals.
Spoonerisms > Example spoonerisms
thought I would put my oar in on this one:
What's the difference between a constipated owl and a poor marksman?
One "shoots and can't hit and the other one has blue eyes!"
If you want to know the difference between A MAGICIAN'S WAND AND A POLICEMAN'S BATON - PM me!
Monty Python also did a wonderful sketch on this where a guy had rewritten Shakepeare. Not really able to pin it down as a spoonerism or a Malaprop. It's more about comic effect!
A shroe! A shroe! My dingkom for a shroe!
be ot, or not be ot, tath is the neosquit?