Silver Spoonerisms

In honor of April Fool’s Day, let’s look once again at the lighter side of language. You’ve surely heard, or perhaps even committed, a spoonerism – the exchange, often accidental, of the initial letters or sounds of two words, which results in a surprising and...

Present Perfect

Here are three sentences, drawn from an Internet search: “Legalizers suggest that heroin should be used much in the same way as is morphine presently… .” “[I] am from India, presently residing in the United States.” “Where are you presently in your career?” The above...