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Spon may refer to:

  • Spiegel Online, the online version of German news magazine Der Spiegel
  • The Old English term for a wooden roof tile or shingle made by a 'Sponner'. This tradename is the origin of the surname Spooner.
  • An all-purpose nonsense word used in several episodes of The Goon Show, a radio comedy broadcast by the BBC between 1951 and 1960. It might refer to a place, a disease, or an unpleasant substance.
  • A district on the outskirts of the UK city of Coventry (Spon End), or the road leading to that district from the city centre (Spon Strehget).
  • Spon Press, a publisher acquired by Taylor & Francis

People with the surname[edit]

  • Jacob Spon (1647–1685), French doctor and archaeologist