Saturday, 14 September 2019

INTRODUCTORY CONCLUSION: The TOURISTS' PALINDROMIC GUIDES

WORDPLAY POST #186
Preview of this fall's offerings. Target date:  December 10, 2019.

The current offering represents a followup to a slew of recent  map-art blogposts. 
#175 - Tourists' Palindromic Guide: The Old World #1
#179 - Tourists' Palindromic Guide: The Old World #2
#181 - Tourists' Palindromic Guide: The Old World #3
#185 - Tourists' Palindromic Guide: The Old World #4
and...
#174 - Tourists' Palindromic Guide: The Americas #1
#177 - 
Tourists' Palindromic Guide: The Americas #2
#180 - Tourists' Palindromic Guide: The Americas #3
#183 - Tourists' Palindromic Guide: The Americas #4

"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" 




r├¬ve = French for dream.
Tulsa, Oklahoma: a stop on U.S. Route 66, as mentioned in the eponymic jazz ballad.
Amana Colonies: a religious community, the Pietists, founded this settlement in the state of Iowa in 1856.
panama (Ecuadorian hat): a traditional brimmed straw hat of Ecuadorian origin, becoming popular worldwide at the beginning of the 20th century.
BNA Act: The British North America Act paved the way for the  Confederation of Canada in 1867.












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