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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.
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Therein he provided some examples of Latin letter and word palindromes, while also quoting four lines of Anna carmina cancrina from Velychkovskyi's 'Mleko'.
One of the best palindromes is "A man, a plan, a canal - Panama!", penned in 1948 by British writer and mathematician Leigh Mercer.
A narrow connection between infinite binary words rich in classical palindromes and infinite binary words rich simultaneously in palindromes and pseudopalindromes (the so-called H-rich words) is demonstrated.
But first, we should discuss palindromes and one-to-one correspondence before starting this new type of graphing.
According to Live Science, researchers have found similar palindromes elsewhere in the ancient world.
It discusses his personality, including his creativity, asthma, love of nature, religiosity, and commitment to radical modernism and German music; his theoretical ideas (and the ideas of the Second Viennese School) about the psychology of creation, art theory, aesthetics, philosophy and weltanschauung, program music, numerology, magical music, symmetry and palindromes, tonality, and other concepts; and how the compositional techniques of his works reflect his life, including those in Wozzeck, George Lieder, the OrchesterstEcke op.
The suggested age range is 6+ but I think this would appeal to older children as well as the language is rather beautiful with lots of puns, palindromes and funny little rhymes.
Yet those who smile at his witty palindromes in various languages--STRATEGY: GET ARTS, for instance--may miss the point of his elaborately surreal figurative drawings or his process-based abstract paintings, and vice versa.
Although many palindromes match single letters, like the central letters of the Latin word scilicet, "it is obvious," which mirrors c and c, i and i, until it gets to the middle 1, Anna/Otto is closer to the Japanese palindrome, which is often made in a syllabary called kana that matches groups of letters, syllable to syllable, (2) probably deriving from ancient China, where characters indicated phrases or sentences, and patterned texts could he easily constructed.
Just in time for Halloween - a sequel to the hit iOS game Professor Palindromes! (also released for the first time on Kindle Fire Today), Professor Zombie!
Of course, to make the palindromes march along on Tufnel Day requires ignoring the first two digits of the year 2011.