pun a play on words.
a statement or proposition couched in mysterious way to create an
enigma, but to which there is an answer.
a word or sentence or extended piece of writing that reads the same
way forward as backwards.
a sequence of lines, the first letters of which when taken
separately constitutes a separate word.
a rhetorical figure by which contradictory terms are joined together
to give point to the statement.
twister words of a similar sound that induce difficulty in
articulating the sentence. rebus a represent-ation of objects by pictures
within a written sentence.
Frotz Eichenberg from Peter Piper's Practical Principles, click for more
the transpositions of sounds, usually in a sentence, as in A well-boiled
icicle, A blushing crow, The Lord is a shoving leopard, Is the bean
dizzy ? Associated primarily with the Rev. William Archibald Spooner,
Warden of New College Oxford from 1903 to 1924. Spooner was seemingly
capable of the `acted' Spoonerism, pouring claret onto salt he had
spilt at dinner.