R.S.V.P. comes from the French phrase, 'r�pondez, s'il vous pla�t,' which means 'please reply.' According to western etiquette, you should reply promptly if you receive a formal invitation.
Switching letters is called spoonerism. For example, saying jag of Flapan, instead of flag of Japan.
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One thousand contains the letter A, but none of the words from one to nine hundred ninety-nine has an A.
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