As stupid late-night Twitter games go, Spoonerizing baseball player names -- Bob Welch --> Wob Belch, and that sort of thing -- is pretty good. Now, finally, finally, a spoonerism-crazed nation has the caseball bards it craves.
Josh Willingham has had an excellent season in Minnesota. However he hits, though, Willingham boasts one of baseball's foremost meat-compound surname. Here, for your consideration, are several of his meat-compound forebears, from Rick Eagerbeef to Al Turkee-Upforit.
It is the poet's job to provoke us to think, and feel, in new ways. It is the spammer's job to embed hyperlinks to bootleg headphones and running shoes in chunks of garbage prose. Here is where the two meet, on the battlefield of politics and prose. Or whatever.