This post is a sneak preview of upcoming material, targeted for Dec 20, 2019.
The current offering represents a followup to a slew of recent map-art blogposts. With all this mental energy focusing backwards and forwards on palindromes, it is hard to avoid the subject of canals. And to help wordplay-buffs focus on palindromes about canals, here is an ancient blogpost on the subject: CANALINDROMES
Also, check out these map-art collections...
- Tourists' Palindromic Guide: The Old World #1
- Tourists' Palindromic Guide: The Old World #2
- Tourists' Palindromic Guide: The Old World #3
- Tourists' Palindromic Guide: The Old World #4
- Tourists' Palindromic Guide: The Americas #1
- Tourists' Palindromic Guide: The Americas #2
- Tourists' Palindromic Guide: The Americas #3
- Tourists' Palindromic Guide: The Americas #4
- INTRODUCTORY CONCLUSION: The Tourists' Palindromic Guides
SONGLINK:"A man, a plan, a canal - Panama"
Readers who are particularly interested in wordplay might also enjoy a fantastical discussion, set to music, on the development of this famous palindrome by Leigh Mercer, in post #185 of our lyrics blog (SILLY SONGS and SATIRE) ...
"Leigh Mercer's Palindrome Workshop"
EDITOR'S NOTE: By popular demand, the song-lyrics blog has been changed to a private-reader function. If your email is on Giorgio's list of selected glitterati, you can sign in using your Google password, and enjoy the experience as in the past. ALL OTHERS are welcome to join in, but you will have to leave me a comment here including your email address, and a request to be included.
You might want to check out Wikipedia's article on the Panama (Ecuadorian) hat.
To read more about the origin, creation and listing of magical palindromes, click or cluck here to get to Giorgio's original blogpost on the topic.
And, a last minute reprieve... For those who find that they are delighted by magical canal palindromes, and can't live without more of them, we have just concocted a follow-up post, entitled (strangely enough)...
More Magical Canal Palindromes (this material will only be available after January 10, 2020 - sorry!)