Antisthecon


Antisthecon (an-tis’-the-con): Substitution of one sound, syllable, or letter for another within a word. A kind of metaplasm: the general term for changes to word spelling.

My dental hygenist calls himself a “Placksmith.”

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Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu)

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