Also known as “clang association”, clanging is a manner of speaking in which words are chosen for their related sounds rather than logical meanings. Many patients with psychotic mental illnesses such as schizophrenia present these symptoms.
Example: “He went in entry in trying tieing sighing dying ding-dong dangles dashing dancing ding-a-ling!”
Grinnell, R. (2016). Clanging. Psych Central. Retrieved on February 18, 2017, from https://psychcentral.com/encyclopedia/clanging/