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Mother-in-law

Woman Hitler

The earthquakes

That queer shake

Debit card

Bad credit

Slot machines

Cash lost in 'em

School master

The classroom

Eleven plus two

Twelve plus one

Dormitory

Dirty room

Punishment

Nine Thumps

Desperation

A rope ends it

The Morse code

Here come dots

Snooze alarms

Alas! No more Zs

A decimal point

I'm a dot in place

Astronomer

Moon starer

Fir cones

Conifers

The eyes

They see

Payment received

Every cent paid me

Conversation

Voices rant on

The public art galleries

Large picture halls, I bet

Election results

Lies let's recount

Halley's Comet

Shall yet come

The Hurricanes

These churn air

10

11

12

13

A gentleman = Elegant man

Debit card = Bad credit

Eleven plus two = Twelve plus one

Hot water = Worth tea

Vacation time = I am not active

Conversation = Voices rant on

The eyes = They see

Schoolmaster = The classroom

The country side = No city dust here

The Detectives = Detect thieves

Mummy = My mum

Dormitory = Dirty room

A decimal point = Im a dot in place

Clint Eastwood = Old west action

Astronomers = No more stars

Palindrome Examples
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A palindrome is a word or a number or a sequence of words that can be read the


same way from either direction, be it forwards or backwards. Punctuation and
spaces between the words or lettering is allowed.

Samples of Palindromes
The longest single word palindrome in the English language contains nine letters
and is stratagem" meaning mega tarts. Other fun palindromes exist such as:

Single Word Palindromes

Anna
Civic
Kayak
Level
Madam
Mom
Noon
Racecar
Radar
Redder
Refer

Repaper
Rotator
Rotor
Sagas
Solos
Stats
Tenet
Wow

Multiple Word Palindromes

Don't nod.
I did, did I?
My gym
Red rum, sir, is murder
Step on no pets
Top spot
Was it a cat I saw?
Eva, can I see bees in a cave?
No lemon, no melon

History of the Palindrome


The word palindrome is derived from the Greek palin, or back and dromos
or "direction." The actual Greek phrase alluded to the backward movement of
the crab. Palindromes date back to about 70AD, when they were first found as
a graffito buried in ash at Herculaneum.
This first known palindrome was in Latin and read sator arepo tenet opera
rotas which means either:

The sower Arepo holds the wheels with effort.


or
The sower Arepo leads with his hand the plough.
Not exactly a grammatically correct sentence, but still pretty fun.
Palindromes were also found in the ancient Greek language and in
ancient Sanskrit, so obviously people have been having quite a lot of fun with
these unique words for quite a long time.
Another aspect of the palindrome is that it is able to reproduce itself. If a word is
formed from the first letters and then from the second, the third and the forth it
can then be arranged into a word square. A word square can be read in four
different ways either horizontally, vertically from and from left to bottom right or
visa versa.

Types of Palindromes
Character by Character
The most common of English palindromes are those that are read character by
character, for instance level, rotor and race-car. Character by character means
that each character of the word matches, and the word can be spelled the same
forwards or backwards.
Madam Im Adam is a famous character by character palindrome. Palindrome
examples also exist in phrases or sentences where punctuation, capitals and
spacing are ignored. For instance Sit on a potato pan, Otis. One of perhaps the
most famous palindromes that exit in this form is Able was I ere I saw Elba.

Name Palindromes
Palindromes exist in names too; a past Prime Minister of Cambodia was named
Lon Nol.

Word Palindromes
Some palindromes use words rather than letters, for example First ladies rule
the State and state the rule: ladies first. There, instead of each character
matching, the whole sentence can be read backwards and forwards. The
individual letters dont match, but the whole words do.

Number Palindromes
Palindromes arent just a word game. They are also found in numbers and are
studied in recreational mathematic. In fact, a palindromic prime is known as a
palindromic number that is a prime number.
Palindromes are even seen in molecular biology. Many molecular lengths
between 4 and 8 nucleotides are palindromic as they correspond
to nitrogenous sequences that read the same forwards as they do backwards.

Other Types of Palindromes


Palindromes are seen in dates, and even in acoustics when a phrase once
recorded and played backwards sounds the same. Palindromes are also found in
modern and classical music pieces.

Long Palindromes
The longest known palindrome in the Oxford Dictionary is tattarrattat. The
longest palindrome in use today is said to the Finnish word
saippuakivikauppias which means soap stone vendor. A derivative of this is
the palindrome saippuakalasalakauppias meaning soapfish bootlegger.

Don't nod
Dogma: I am God
Never odd or even
Too bad I hid a boot
Rats live on no evil star
No trace; not one carton
Was it Eliot's toilet I saw?
Murder for a jar of red rum
May a moody baby doom a yam?
Go hang a salami; I'm a lasagna hog!
Satan, oscillate my metallic sonatas!
A Toyota! Race fast... safe car: a Toyota
Straw? No, too stupid a fad; I put soot on warts
Are we not drawn onward, we few, drawn onward to new era?
Doc Note: I dissent. A fast never prevents a fatness. I diet on cod
No, it never propagates if I set a gap or prevention
Anne, I vote more cars race Rome to Vienna
Sums are not set as a test on Erasmus
Kay, a red nude, peeped under a yak
Some men interpret nine memos
Campus Motto: Bottoms up, Mac
Go deliver a dare, vile dog!
Madam, in Eden I'm Adam
Oozy rat in a sanitary zoo
Ah, Satan sees Natasha
Lisa Bonet ate no basil
Do geese see God?
God saw I was dog
Dennis sinned

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