All The More Reason


Shows to go you
June 24, 2007, 12:13 am
Filed under: Rhetoric

I’m not sure if there’s a term already for homophonic spoonerisms, but I stumbled upon this one today: shows to go you (or ya). Clearly the more common phrase is “goes to show you”. It strikes me as having enormous potential in popularity. The only other one I can think of off the top of my head is “do you for” instead of “do for you”.

J.S.

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