Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Unthrottled Thrice-monthly WORDPLAY May '18 #1

WORDPLAY post #113
Periodic postings of palindromes, Scramble-Town Maps (creative cartography), binomial phrases, humorous verse, etc

SONGLINK: For those readers who like poetry set to music: You can find lots of singable limerick-medleys and other spoofs on our sister blog "SILLY SONGS and SATIRE", such as this recent post


CLASSIC: No 'x' in Nixon. GOOFY: 1) No 'x' - a Saxon.  2) No 'xx' - Exxon. 3) No 'd'; no 'l' - London

HOT LINKS to collections of Classic/Goofy Palindromes #1,#2,#3


REPUBLICANS in Canada


HOT LINKS: Review the entire collection of IMAGINARY NAMES for 

    ATLANTIC CANADA, and for WESTERN CANADA.  





1) Kayak salad - Alaska yak. 2) No! No 'd'; no 'l' - London ON. 3) A man, a poser-Pres - O, Panama
HOT LINK to NEW WORLD PALINDROMES - complete series



Friday, 20 April 2018

'WHENCE' VERSE: Limericks About ETYMOLOGY

WORDPLAY post #112
SATIRE COMPOSED: Giorgio Coniglio,  2018. The involved verses have also been published at OEDILF.com, an online humour dictionary that has accumulated over 100,000 carefully edited limericks. Owing to the considerable number of verses, this theme is continued at post #119 and post #124. 

SONGLINK: For those readers who like poetry set to music: You can find lots of singable limerick medleys on our sister blog "SILLY SONGS and SATIRE". 

By the way, to find more limericks, or any other search target on either of these 2 blogs, use the SEARCH-FUNCTION found at the top of the righthand margin.






























See more verses about the derivation of words at post #119

Sunday, 15 April 2018

Tremendous Thrice-Monthly WORDPLAY Apr '18 #3

WORDPLAY post #111
Periodic postings of palindromes, Scramble-Town Maps (creative cartography), binomial phrases, limericks, etc. 



CLASSIC: No 'x' in Nixon.  GOOFY: 1) No 'k' in Nikon. 2)No 's' re person.

HOT LINKS to collections of Classic/Goofy Palindromes #1,#2,#3


DEMOCRATS: Toad Mer SC.  REPUBLICANS: E. Barncusp IL.
HOT LINK to the Anagram Sister Cities Initiative - complete collection


1) A man, a pot, pogo: GOP to Panama.  2) A million in oil - Lima.           3) Amen! a pizza, jazz - Ipanema.

HOT LINK to NEW WORLD PALINDROMES - complete series




Tuesday, 10 April 2018

Enthralling Thrice-Monthly WORDPLAY Apr '18 #2

WORDPLAY post #110
Periodic postings of palindromes, Scramble-Town Maps (creative cartography), binomial phrases, occasional verse, etc.
EDITOR: Giorgio Coniglio 



CLASSIC: Zeus sees Suez. GOOFY: Reuse zoos ooze, Sue R.

HOT LINKS to collections of Classic/Goofy Palindromes #1,#2,#3






HOT LINKS: Review the entire collection of IMAGINARY NAMES for 
    ATLANTIC CANADA, and for WESTERN CANADA.  



1)Megawatt: Ottawa gem.  2) One resort rose: Reno. 3) A man, a plan, a cetate canal - Panama.

HOT LINK to NEW WORLD PALINDROMES - complete series






#1. An ad: “Strap parts if I strap parts, Dana.” Don’s Ho                        
#2. Six axes. Mix a maxim. Sex axis.     Don’s Ho
#3. A dim or fond “No” from Ida.      Melonia
#4. Rise! Divide, sir.   Sarah Palindrome 
#5. Revenge? Slap pals, e.g.? Never!  Sarah
#6. A slim or fond “No” from Ilsa.  Pedro, the  Goofy ‘Dromer                #7. Ya! Deride to vote! Dire day.     Ed, the Derailed Liar                                                               


Thursday, 5 April 2018

The MEANING OF LIFE as Revealed in PALINDROMES

WORDPLAY post #109 (updated and reposted)
Philosophical Discussion with Examples
ORIGINAL DISCUSSION: These comments on life were modified from and re-organized in relation to a discussion thread on the parody-lyrics website AmIRight.com 
EDITOR: Giorgio Coniglio, December, 2016. Contributions by parodist Al Silver are indicated where possible according to the pseudonyms used on the AmIRight thread. 





THE MEANING OF LIFE REVEALED

 BY PALINDROMES

[all palindromes are italicized]



STEPS for a BALANCED LIFE


A) GENERAL LIFE CONDUCT


(Modified from contributions by "Michael Palindrome" et al. )

1. Live not on evil. 

2. Draw putrid dirt upward.

3. Don't nod.

4. Yawn a more Roman way. 

5. Step on no pets.

6. Rise. Revere, sir.

7. Name man's name, man.

8. Revenge: slap pals e.g.? Never!

9. Less evasion. 'No' is a vessel.

10. Draw no test. Set onward.

11. Re hypocrisy: as I say sir, copy her.

12. Nap not on pan.

13. "To last, I remedy my demerits a lot." (Stephen Wagner)



B) EAT PROPERLY

1. Sup not on pus.

2. No melon, no lemon.

3. Stir grits. 

4. Nip in if I nip in.

5. Ate plate: ewe et al. - PETA.

6. Desserts stressed.

7. Wontons? Not now.


C) ATTEND TO ONE'S PHYSICAL NEEDS

1. Amen, icy cinema.

2. Amen: enamor a Roman enema.

3. Elope, else sleep. Olé !

D) ATTEND TO ONE'S SOCIAL NEEDS


1. Burrow or rub.

2. Puff up. (Amen; a pill - Ipanema)

3. Strap on no parts.

4. Doomed: un-nude mood.


E) AVOID DISTRACTING ISSUES AND EXCESSES

1. Sex at noon taxes.

2. Cigar? Toss - it is so tragic.

3. Sex at my gym taxes. 

4. God no! Pin taco-catnip on dog?

5. Pure, boss is. Sober up!

6. Pull up if I pull up.

7. Solo gigolos.


MAJOR PHILOSOPHIC QUESTIONS



A) The Nature of the Universe

(Modified from contributions by "Taco Cat", et al. )

1. Do geese see God?

2. May a moody baby doom a yam?

3. Won't lovers revolt now?

4. P.m. or a.m. - God's time emits dogma-romp.

5. Model truth? Turtledom.

5. Are we not drawn onward to new era? 


B) One's Personal Role

1. Roy, am I mayor?

2. I, man, am regal? Live villager-man am I. 

3. Madam, in Eden I'm Adam. 

4. Ev, love did evolve.

5. Bonsai-man, "Am I a snob?"



C) The Nature of Perception

1. Was it a car or a cat I saw?

2. Was it a bar or a bat I saw?

3. Was it Eliot's toilet I saw?

4. Was it a man on a mat I saw?

5. Warsaw was raw?

6. Poop: sides reversed is 'poop'. 


D) Good and Evil

1. Do Good's deeds - do, O God.

2. No! Evil's deeds live on.

3. Do Good's deeds live on? No, Evil's deeds do. O, God!

4. Do gonads' deeds live on?  No, Evil's deeds, Dan. O, God!     

5a) No devil's god-dogs lived on. b) No! Evil's tenets live on.

6. Do go! Go to Togo. God! 


E) On Selflessness


1. Ma is as selfless as Dad. Dad's as selfless as I am. 

2. Leon's as selfless as Eva; Dave's as selfless as Noel. 

3. Pass as selfless as sap. 


F) Sin, Confession and Redemption

(see post #124 on "Silly Songs and Satire" to sing some of this material) 

post #127: "Sin and Redemption" parody-lyrics



SIN

1. Dennis sinned.

2. Dennis and Edna sinned.

3. Dennis, Enid and Nadine sinned.   etc.
  

CONFESSION

1. Dennis: I sinned.

2. Dennis: Nell, Edna, I and Ellen sinned.

3. Dennis: Nell, Edna, Noel, I, Leon and Ellen sinned.


REDEMPTION

1. Dennis, Rod, Enid and Edna dined or sinned. 

2. Dennis never even sinned.

3. Sin, if ... ...  FINIS.