Saturday, 5 December 2020

Reversing Verse: Limericks About CLASSIC PALINDROMES, part #1

WORDPLAY post, Dec 5, 2020. 

SATIRE COMPOSED: Giorgio Coniglio (registered pseudonym) and Dr. GH have prioritized wordplay in this blog since its inception in 2016. The concept of 'goofy' variants on classical palindromes was honored as the topic of three blog-postings that you can link to here. A to H post#20 ; I to O post#29 ; P to Z post #40. Indeed, the goofy variants are often the key to teasing rhymes from this otherwise inflexible form of wordplay.
  Today's verses have also been published at OEDILF.com
(Omnificent English Dictionary in Limerick Form), an online humor dictionary that has accumulated over 110,000 laboriously edited limericks, including over 450 that we have submitted. The OEDILFian code number for the verse and its status ('T' = 'temporary', not yet finally approved), is indicated below each of our slides. 

Incidentally, artwork, including photos, as well as poetry, are the creation of this blog's author-editors (i.e. G and G) unless otherwise indicated.  The original 'inventors' of the classic palindromes have generally not been reported, and are best regarded as having been lost in the sands of time.
                                                                               


T. Eliot's toilet
A Santa at NASA











CONTENTS
Please note that beyond this point in the presentation, there will be an exclusive correlation between green italicized font and palindromes (phrases or sentences whose letters are ordered identically when they are read backwards as well as forwards)

1. Dennis sinned
2. Drawn onward
3Gnu dung
4. Yreka bakery
5. Lonely Tylenol
6. UFO tofu
7. Too hot to hoot
8. Never odd or even 

















 Click here to learn more about Yreka CA.






The phrase UFO tofu is often mentioned as a 'classic palindrome'. To which, the author rejoins, "Not UFO: futon". 





Review Len Farano's relevant charming verse "Embarrass" via this link.







Stay tuned for further posts that will bring you poetic discussion of more classic palindromes:
Scheduled for January 5, 2021 ... 
9. Sex at noon taxes
10. No 'X' in Nixon
11. A Santa at NASA
12. T. Eliot's toilet
13. Madam, I'm Adam
14. Sex of foxes
15. Able ere Elba
16. A Toyota's a Toyota

Scheduled for February 5, 2021 ...
17. Mr. Owl ate my metal worm
18. Emil's lime
19. To idiot: (The palindromic grouch)
20. A dim or fond 'No!' from Ida
21. No lemon, no melon (fruitless)
22. See bees
23. Ma is as selfless as I am

24?  Perhaps there will be even more of this stuff to follow; stay tuned ...





CLICK ON THESE HOTLINKS

Magical Advanced Palindromes (post #9)   
Palindromic Political Blurts by Ed the Derailed Liar (post #11) 
Satan and His Devilish Palindromes (post #12)
Prudery and Denial (post #13)
Romance, Lust and Prurience (post #14)
Canalindromes: A Bidirectional Trip through the Panama Canal (post #15)
A Review: Composing Your Own Palindromes (post #19)
Beyond the Classic Repertoire: GOOFY VARIANTS
post#20 ; post#29 ; post #40
Using Palindromes for  Spelling: True, false and Uncertain (post #42)   
Geographic Palindromes from the New World (post #65) 
Geographic Palindromes from the Old World (post #68) 
The Meaning of Life as Revealed In Palindromes: Definitions and Examples (post #109)
The Culinary World Explored with Palindromes (post #114)



CLICK ON THESE HOTLINKS

Gnats Stang: Gnus Sung
Palindromes of Evil
Sin and Redemption
Leigh's Palindrome Workshop


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