palindromes


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palindromes

These are words or phrases that read the same backward or forward. They were often made into magic squares and were believed to have powerful magic properties.
Translations
palindromi
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Verbal palindromes are common - mom, dad, deed, madam, rotator, reviver and, what may be the longest single-word palindrome in English, redivider.
According to the Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, the first and last book of palindromes came out in Vienna in 1802.
Oxford Essential Guide for Puzzle Solvers - searchable reference for word game players, which includes answers arranged by the number of letters, rhyming pairs, double meanings, palindromes, acronyms and more
Abstract Two subsets of generalized Smarandache palindromes are constructed to determine some of their properties.
NEW YORK -- Wellspring, a division of Genius Products, Inc (OTCBB:GNPI), is gearing up for summer with two highly anticipated films -- Todd Solondz's PALINDROMES - starring Ellen Barkin and Jennifer Jason Leigh - and THE BEAT THAT MY HEART SKIPPED, one of the breakthrough releases at the TriBeCa Film Festival.
Near the beginning of Jim Puder's palindromic poem 'The Devil's Dyad' in his article 'Lycanthropus Palindromis' (WW, May 1998), the names Monday, Wednesday and Saturday are used, and in the second part of 'Two Palindrome Recreations' (WW, Aug 2012), Jim cleverly works the months into individual palindromes.
Ana and Otto - both names are palindromes, the better to accentuate the film's exploration of the circular nature of life - are 8-year-olds whose lives intersect after Ana's father dies in a car crash and Ana decides that his spirit has entered Otto's body.
The first part of our proceedings will involve the presentation of some works by a few members who will first explain the context in which their palindromes were composed, and then recite their compositions.
Since January, the 18-year-old has sacrificed his social life to memorize hyperbolas and palindromes.
Little remembered now are three notable articles on the early history and cultural significance of palindromes which were submitted by Dmitri Borgmann and published under his by-line in the November 1979, February 1980 and May 1980 issues of Word Ways.
For weeks, these teens have sacrificed their free time and social lives to memorize hyperbolas and palindromes.
Articles in this journal that have concerned themselves with internal palindromes appeared in February 1974 (by Leslie Card and A.