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Contrepeterie

English translation: spoonerism

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GLOSSARY ENTRY (DERIVED FROM QUESTION BELOW)
French term or phrase:contrepeterie
English translation:spoonerism
Entered by: xxxSprachprof
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09:50 Jul 20, 2001
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
French term or phrase: Contrepeterie
I know what that is, but how to translate it?
xxxSprachprof
Local time: 19:04
Spoonerism
Explanation:
named after William Spooner (1844-1930), a British clergyman and academic...
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jgal
Local time: 19:04
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4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +4Spoonerism
jgal


  

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6 mins peer agreement (net): +4
Spoonerism


Explanation:
named after William Spooner (1844-1930), a British clergyman and academic...

jgal
Local time: 19:04
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 897

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Albert Golub: excellent
8 mins
  -> thank you, but thanks also to McMillan's Encyclopaedia... ;- )

agree  Mary Worby
35 mins

agree  Yolanda Broad
1 hr

agree  Marie-France Schreiber: Definitions match in Petit Larousse & Random Dictionary
11 hrs
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