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    name the famous pesron

    Hi Sir/Madam,
    Way back in 1800 or 1900 (well i am not very sure) a famous personality used to accidentally mix up the first few letters of the consecutive words while pronouncing (example given below). Will you pls help me to find who was that person and what was that style known as. I had learned about him when i was in 10th standard and now i am about 33yrs old, an academician and a clinician. While taking a class an instance came when i had to give some examples related to the same, but i couldnt recollect the name or style of such an english. Next few days i searched the internet and didnt find anything related topics. May be the key words used were not right in picking up the related articles. Sir/Madam, it will be of great help if you can give details about that person and style of english.
    Thanking you.
    Dr. Joshua
    Eg: "Shy Drager" Syndrome pronounced as "Dry Shager" Syndrome

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    Re: name the famous pesron

    I read about that in a magazine and I think the name is "spoonerism" and it comes from a Doctor or Reverend Spooner who was said to speak like that.

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    Re: name the famous pesron

    Dear sir/madam,
    Thank you for giving quickly those valuable informations. Thank you once again.
    Dr.Joshua.

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    You're welcome.

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