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wolfdancer
11-18-2005, 03:14 PM
Eye halve a spelling chequer
It came with my pea sea
It plainly marques four my revue
Miss steaks eye kin knot sea.
Eye strike a key and type a word
And weight four it two say
Weather eye am wrong oar write
It shows me strait a weigh.

As soon as a mist ache is maid
It nose bee fore two long
And eye can put the error rite
Its rarely ever wrong.

Eye have run this poem threw it
I am shore your pleased two no
Its letter perfect in it's weigh
My chequer tolled me sew.

(Sauce unknown)
this is an example of oronyms....
Jon Carroll would write a whole column of
Mondegreens.....
so called from an old Scottish Ballad
"Thou hae slay the Earl of Murray
And Lady Mondegreen"

heard as
"slay the Earl of Murray and laid him on the green."
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