As a child, I would wix mords up.

For example, south of Seattle lies Catoma,

not Tacoma, where on a hot day you can smell

that awful, lovable Aroma of Catoma

pulp-mill stench.

It didn't bet getter.

In first grade, playing with Microsoft Paint,

I asked why pictures were all called


At least this kind of mistake has a name.

"Oonerspisms," they call them.

Sorry. "Spoonerisms,"

I sent to may.